Dorian

noun
Do·​ri·​an | \ ˈdȯr-ē-ən How to pronounce Dorian (audio) \

Definition of Dorian

: a member of an ancient Hellenic race that completed the overthrow of Mycenaean civilization and settled especially in the Peloponnisos and Crete

Other Words from Dorian

Dorian adjective

First Known Use of Dorian

1662, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dorian

Latin Dorius of Doris, from Greek dōrios, from Dōris, region of ancient Greece

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“Dorian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dorian. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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