Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Armenian

play
noun Ar·me·nian \är-ˈmē-nē-ən, -nyən\

Definition of Armenian

  1. 1 :  a member of a people dwelling chiefly in Armenia and neighboring areas (as Turkey or Azerbaijan)

  2. 2 :  the Indo-European language of the Armenians — see indo-european languages table

  3. 3 :  a member of the Armenian church established by St. Gregory the Illuminator that adheres to the decisions of the first three ecumenical councils

Armenian adjective


Circa 1537

First Known Use of armenian

circa 1537



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Armenian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet pince-nez kittly-benders spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ