Argive

adjective

Ar·​give ˈär-ˌjīv How to pronounce Argive (audio)
-ˌgīv
: of or relating to the Greeks or Greece and especially the Achaean city of Argos or the surrounding territory of Argolis
Argive noun

Word History

Etymology

Latin Argivus, from Greek Argeios, literally, of Argos, from Argos city-state of ancient Greece

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Argive was in 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Argive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argive. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

Argive

adjective
Ar·​give ˈär-ˌjīv How to pronounce Argive (audio)
-ˌgīv
: of or relating to the Greeks or Greece and especially to the city of Argos
Argive noun
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