Definition of Nabataeus, Nabathaeus
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Nabataeus, Nabataeī
(Nabathaeus, Nabathaeī)
Nabathaeus
Ναβαταῖοι
Mostly Plural
noun (m., 2nd declension)
  1. the Nabathaeans
  2. Arabian, Eastern, Oriental
Abbreviations
Nabataea (Nabathaea), ae, f., = Ναβαταια, a country in Arabia Petraea, Plin. 21, 18, 72, § 120.

—Hence, Naba-thaeus (scanned Nabataeus, Nabāthaeus, Sid. Carm. 5, 284), a, um, adj., = Ναβαθαῖος, of or belonging to Nabathaea, Nabathaean: saltus, Juv. 11, 126.

Plur.: Nabataei or Nabathaei, ōrum, m., = Ναβαταῖοι or Ναβαθαῖοι, the Nabathaeans, Plin. 6, 28, 32, § 144; 12, 20, 44, § 98; Auct. B. Alex. 1, 1; Tac. A. 2, 57; Amm. 14, 8, 12.

— Poet., transf., for Arabian, Eastern, Oriental: Eurus ad Auroram Nabathaeaque regna recessit, Ov. M. 1, 61: Nabathaei flatus Euri, Luc. 4, 63.

— Nabathes, ae, m., a Nabathaean, Sen. Herc. Oet. 160.
 
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