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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Scythia or its people, language, or culture.
  • n. A member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia.
  • n. The Iranian language of the Scythians.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An inhabitant of Scythia, an ill-defined region centered in southern Russia.
  • adj. relating to Scythia or Scythians
  • proper n. the Eastern Iranian language of Scythians
  • proper n. the Proto-Indo-European language

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Scythia (a name given to the northern part of Asia, and Europe adjoining to Asia), or its language or inhabitants.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Scythia; specifically (Ethnol.), one of a Slavonic race which in early times occupied Eastern Europe.
  • n. The language of the Scythians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the Scythians, or to Seythia, an ancient region of indefinite extent north of the Black Sea, or in the northern and central parts of Asia.
  • Pertaining to the family of languages sometimes called Ural-Altaic or Turanian.
  • n. A member of an ancient nomadic race, found in the steppe regions from the Carpathian mountains eastward. The Scythians have been thought to be of Mongolian or more probably of Aryan descent.
  • In geology, noting the lowest series of the Triassic system in the Mediterranean basin, comprising the Brahmanian and Jakutian stages.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the ancient Scythians or their culture or language
  • n. a member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia
  • n. the Iranian language spoken by the ancient Scythians

Etymologies

From Scyth +‎ -ian. (Wiktionary)

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