Mede

noun
\ ˈmēd How to pronounce Mede (audio) \

Definition of Mede

: a native or inhabitant of ancient Media in Persia

First Known Use of Mede

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mede

Middle English, from Latin Medus, from Greek Mēdos

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