a member of an Indian people of southern Brazil.
a group of languages spoken by the Caingang, constituting a branch of the Ge family of languages.
the first son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel. Gen. 4. a murderer. raise Cain, Slang. become angry or violent: He’ll raise Cain when he finds out I lost his watch. to behave in a boisterous manner; cause a disturbance: The students raised Cain while the teacher was out. noun (history) (in […]
a member of a Gnostic sect that exalted Cain and regarded the God of the Old Testament as responsible for evil. Historical Examples Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I Martin Luther Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I Martin Luther The Meeting-Place of Geology and History Sir John William Dawson Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II Martin Luther
variant of ceno-1 : Cainozoic.
noun a variant spelling of caenogenesis