Mycenaean

adjective
My·​ce·​nae·​an | \ ˌmī-sə-ˈnē-ən How to pronounce Mycenaean (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Mycenian \ mī-​ˈsē-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Mycenaean (audio) \

Definition of Mycenaean

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Mycenae, its people, or the period (1400 to 1100 b.c.) of Mycenae's political ascendancy
2 : characteristic of the Bronze Age Mycenaean culture of the eastern Mediterranean area

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Mycenaean noun

First Known Use of Mycenaean

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Mycenaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mycenaean. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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