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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Theban; Of or pertaining to Thebes, especially in the context of the Coptic scriptures.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to opium.
  • proper n. The Sahidic dialect of the Coptic language.
  • n. An opium-based medication or tincture such as laudanum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Thebes in Egypt; specifically, designating a version of the Bible preserved by the Copts, and esteemed of great value by biblical scholars. This version is also called the Sahidic version.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as Theban.

Etymologies

Latin thebaicus (Wiktionary)

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