a maiore

adjective
a ma·​io·​re | \ ¦ä(ˌ)mäˈyōrē, ¦äˌmīˈō- \

Definition of a maiore

: of or relating to an ionic foot beginning with two long syllables

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of a maiore

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for a maiore

Latin a majore from the larger

Learn More About a maiore

Time Traveler for a maiore

Time Traveler

The first known use of a maiore was in 1847

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near a maiore

amain

a maiore

amaist

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for a maiore

Cite this Entry

“A maiore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20maiore. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!