nounpl. Seleucids or Seleucidae
a member of a dynasty founded by Seleucus I and ruling (312-364? ) over S Asia Minor & the region between the Mediterranean Sea & the Indus River
Origin of Seleucid; from Classical Latin Seleucides ; from Classical Greek Seleukidēs
designating or of this dynasty
Of or relating to a Hellenistic dynasty founded by Seleucus I after the death of Alexander the Great. It ruled much of Asia Minor from 312 to 64 BC.
A member or subject of this dynasty.
- (zoology) Any member of the Seleucidae.