Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Theban.

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

  • adjective 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Latin thebaicus

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