adjective Ae·ge·an \i-ˈjē-ən\

Definition of Aegean

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the arm of the Mediterranean Sea east of Greece

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the chiefly Bronze Age civilization of the islands of the Aegean Sea and the countries adjacent to it

Origin and Etymology of aegean

Latin Aegaeus, from Greek Aigaios

First Known Use: 1513

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