Iapygian

noun
Ia·​pyg·​ian | \ ˌīəˈpij(ē)ən \
plural -s

Definition of Iapygian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a member of one of several peoples anciently inhabiting the peninsula of Apulia in southeastern Italy
2 : the language of the Iapygians

Iapygian

adjective

Definition of Iapygian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the Iapygians

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History and Etymology for Iapygian

Noun

Iapygia, ancient region in southeastern Italy (from Latin, from Greek) + English -an

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“Iapygian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iapygian. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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