adjective \i-ˈtē-zhən\

Definition of ETESIAN

:  recurring annually —used of summer winds that blow over the Mediterranean
Etesian noun

Origin of ETESIAN

Latin etesius, from Greek etēsios, from etos year — more at wether
First Known Use: 1601


Next Word in the Dictionary: ETF
Previous Word in the Dictionary: eternize
All Words Near: Etesian

Seen & Heard

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