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Eteocretan

adjective Et·eo·cretan \¦ētē(ˌ)ō, ¦et-+\

Definition of Eteocretan

  1. :  of or relating to the pre-Greek inhabitants of Crete — compare minoan

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Origin and Etymology of eteocretan

Greek Eteokrēt-, Eteokrēs pre-Greek inhabitant of Crete (from eteos true + Krēt-, Krēs Cretan) + English -an


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Eteocretan

noun Et·eo·cretan \"\

Definition of Eteocretan

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a pre-Greek inhabitant of Crete

  2. 2 :  a pre-Greek language of Crete preserved in a small amount of inscriptional material partly in hieroglyphic characters

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