Etesian

play
adjective Ete·sian \i-ˈtē-zhən\

Definition of Etesian

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

Etesian

noun

Origin and Etymology of etesian

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


First Known Use: 1601

Learn More about etesian


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Etesian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!