Mer·​cian ˈmər-sh(ē-)ən How to pronounce Mercian (audio)
: a native or inhabitant of Mercia
: the Old English dialect of Mercia
Mercian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1513, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mercian was circa 1513

Dictionary Entries Near Mercian

Cite this Entry

“Mercian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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