Etnean

adjective

Et·​ne·​an
(ˈ)et¦nēən
: of or relating to Mt. Etna in Sicily

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1569, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Etnean was in 1569

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“Etnean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Etnean. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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