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Minoan

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adjective Mi·no·an \mə-ˈnō-ən, mī-\

Definition of Minoan

  1. :  of or relating to a Bronze Age culture of Crete that flourished about 3000 b.c. –1100 b.c.

Origin and Etymology of minoan

Latin minous of Minos, from Greek minōios, from Minōs Minos


First Known Use: 1830


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Minoan

noun Mi·no·an

Definition of Minoan

  1. :  a native or inhabitant of ancient Crete

1902

First Known Use of minoan

1902

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