1580–90; < Latin sabae(us) (< Greek sabaîos of Saba or Sheba) + -an (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Sabeans
of or relating to Saba.
an inhabitant of Saba.
: of or relating to the ancient people and kingdom of Saba flourishing in southwestern Arabia from about 950 to 115 b.c., attaining their prime about the middle of the first millennium b.c., and anciently renowned for wealth and trade (as in spices) — compare himyarite , minaean
: of or relating to the language and alphabet of the Sabaeans
: a native or inhabitant of Saba (Sheba)
: the Semitic language of the Sabaean people that is a form of South Arabic
Example sentences for Sabeans
I do this to impress upon your mind the fact that the Sabeans who fell upon the family of Job still linger on the desert wild.
She belonged to that southern branch of the family known as the Sabeans.
The object of the law is to keep men away from the erroneous views of the Sabeans, which were prevalent in those days.
The Sabeans had taken away the oxen and the asses, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword.
And the Sabeans rushed in, and took all away, and slew the servants with the sword; and I alone have escaped to tell thee.