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Pelasgian

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noun Pe·las·gian \pə-ˈlaz-j(ē-)ən, -ˈlaz-gē-ən\

Definition of Pelasgian

  1. :  a member of an ancient people mentioned by classical writers as early inhabitants of Greece and the eastern islands of the Mediterranean

Pelasgian adjective


Origin of pelasgian

Greek pelasgios, adjective, Pelasgian, from Pelasgoi Pelasgians


First Known Use: 15th century


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