Etesian

adjective
Ete·​sian | \ i-ˈtē-zhən How to pronounce Etesian (audio) \

Definition of Etesian

: recurring annually used of summer winds that blow over the Mediterranean

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Etesian noun

First Known Use of Etesian

1601, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Etesian

Latin etesius, from Greek etēsios, from etos year — more at wether

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“Etesian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Etesian. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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