Pelasgian


Pe·las·gian

noun \pə-ˈlaz-j(ē-)ən, -ˈlaz-gē-ən\

Definition of PELASGIAN

:  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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