Massiliote

noun
Mas·​sil·​i·​ote | \ məˈsilēˌōt, -ēət \
variants: or Massiliot \ -​ēət , -​ēˌät \
plural -s

Definition of Massiliote

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of the ancient Greek colony of Massilia at Marseilles, France

Massiliote

adjective
\ " \
variants: or Massiliot \ " \

Definition of Massiliote (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to the ancient Greek colony of Massilia or to Massiliotes

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History and Etymology for Massiliote

Noun

modification (influenced by Latin Massilia, ancient Greek colony at Marseilles, France, from Greek Massalia) of Greek Massaliōtēs, from Massalia + -ōtēs -ote

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“Massiliote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Massiliote. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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