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

Other Words from Etesian

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Etesian

Dictionary Entries near Etesian

eternity

eternity ring

eternize

Etesian

-eth

eth-

eth

Statistics for Etesian

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Etesian

The first known use of Etesian was in 1601

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Etesian

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Etesian

Comments on Etesian

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

to affect and impair by alcohol or a drug

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!