Assyro-Babylonian

/euh sear"oh bab'euh loh"nee euhn/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to Assyria and Babylonia.
n.
2. the language of Assyria and Babylonia; Akkadian.
[1825-35; ASSYR(IA) + -O- + BABYLONIAN]

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