variants or less commonly Cnossian
chiefly British -nōs-
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the city of Knossos

Word History


Knossos or Cnossus, city in ancient Crete (from Greek Knōssos) + English -ian

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“Knossian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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