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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In geology, noting the lowest series of the Triassic system in the Mediterranean basin, comprising the Brahmanian and Jakutian stages.
  • 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.
  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Scyth +‎ -ian.

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