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variants or Massiliot
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of the ancient Greek colony of Massilia at Marseilles, France


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

Word History



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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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