Orcadian

noun
Or·​ca·​di·​an | \ ȯr-ˈkā-dē-ən How to pronounce Orcadian (audio) \

Definition of Orcadian

: a native or inhabitant of the Orkney Islands

Other Words from Orcadian

Orcadian adjective

First Known Use of Orcadian

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Orcadian

Latin Orcades Orkney Islands

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“Orcadian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orcadian. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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