Seleucid: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (si-l'sid), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ci•dae
  1. a member of a Macedonian dynasty, 312–64 b.c.,that ruled an empire that included much of Asia Minor, Syria, Persia, Bactria, and Babylonia.
  1. of or pertaining to the Seleucids or their dynasty.
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