Etnean

adjective
Et·​ne·​an | \ (ˈ)et¦nēən \

Definition of Etnean

: of or relating to Mt. Etna in Sicily

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First Known Use of Etnean

1569, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Etnean

Latin Aetnaeus, from Greek Aitnaios (from Aitnē Etna, volcano in Sicily) + English -an

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“Etnean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Etnean. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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