mediterraneanize

transitive verb, sometimes capitalized
med·​i·​ter·​ra·​ne·​an·​ize
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of mediterraneanize

: to give a Mediterranean quality to one must mediterraneanize music, regain nature, gaiety, youth, efficacy— Maurice Boucher

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History and Etymology for mediterraneanize

mediterranean + -ize

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“Mediterraneanize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mediterraneanize. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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