Phrygian

noun
Phry·​gian | \ ˈfri-j(ē-)ən How to pronounce Phrygian (audio) \

Definition of Phrygian

1 : a native or inhabitant of ancient Phrygia
2 : the extinct Indo-European language of the Phrygians — see Indo-European Languages Table

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Phrygian adjective

First Known Use of Phrygian

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Phrygian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phrygian. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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