Idaean

adjective (1)
Idae·​an
variants: or Idean \(ˈ)ī¦dēən \

Definition of Idaean 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or dwelling on Mt. Ida in Crete

2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greek goddess Rhea with whom Mt. Ida was associated

Idaean

adjective (2)
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Definition of Idaean (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or dwelling on Mt. Ida in Asia Minor

2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greek goddess Cybele with whom Mt. Ida was associated

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History and Etymology for Idaean

Adjective (1)

Latin idaeus Idaean (from Greek idaios, from Idē Mt. Ida in Crete) + English -an

Adjective (2)

Latin idaeus Idaean (from Greek idaios, from Idē Mt. Ida in Asia Minor) + English -an

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