Molossian

noun
Mo·​los·​si·​an | \ məˈläsh(ē)ən, -äsēən, -äsyən \
plural -s

Definition of Molossian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a native or inhabitant of Molossis, a district of ancient Epirus famous for its dogs
2 : a large dog of ancient times resembling a mastiff

Molossian

adjective
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Definition of Molossian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient district of Molossis or Molossians

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History and Etymology for Molossian

Noun

Molossis, district in northwestern Greece + English -an

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“Molossian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Molossian. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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