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1. Christianity An adherent of Sabellianism.
2. See Sabellic.
3. A speaker of a Sabellic language.
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1. (Languages) an extinct language or group of languages of ancient Italy, surviving only in a few inscriptions belonging to the Osco-Umbrian group
2. (Historical Terms) an extinct language or group of languages of ancient Italy, surviving only in a few inscriptions belonging to the Osco-Umbrian group
3. (Peoples) a member of any of the ancient peoples speaking this language, including the Sabines
4. (Historical Terms) a member of any of the ancient peoples speaking this language, including the Sabines
5. (Peoples) of or relating to this language or its speakers
6. (Languages) of or relating to this language or its speakers
[C17: from Latin Sabellī group of Italian tribes]
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Sa•bel•li•an(səˈbɛl i ən)
a member of any of a number of Oscan-speaking peoples of ancient Italy, including the Sabines and Samnites.
[1595–1605; < Latin Sabell(us) a Sabellian + -ian]
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|Noun||1.||Sabellian - an extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions|
Osco-Umbrian - a group of dead languages of ancient Italy; they were displace by Latin
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