Mandean definition

  • noun:
    • a part of a Gnostic sect beginning in Jordan but still current in Iraq.
    • a type of Aramaic utilized by the Mandeans.
    • alternate spelling of Mandaean.
    • the form of Aramaic used by the Mandeans
    • a part of a tiny Gnostic sect that started in Jordan and survives in Iraq and whom thinks that John the Baptist ended up being the Messiah
  • adjective:
    • of or regarding the Mandaean men and women or their particular language or tradition

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