Etesian

adjective

Ete·​sian i-ˈtē-zhən How to pronounce Etesian (audio)
: recurring annually
used of summer winds that blow over the Mediterranean
Etesian noun

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Etesian was in 1601

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Cite this Entry

“Etesian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Etesian. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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