Lyd·​i·​an ˈli-dē-ən How to pronounce Lydian (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of Lydia
: an Anatolian language of the Indo-European language family see Indo-European Languages Table
Lydian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lydian was in the 15th century

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“Lydian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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