Origin of Dorian; from Classical Latin Dorius ; from Classical Greek D?rios ; from D?ris
a native of Doris; member of one of the four main peoples of ancient Greece
One of a Hellenic people that invaded Greece around 1100 BC and remained culturally and linguistically distinct within the Greek world.
Origin of DorianLatin D&omacron;ri&amacron;nus, from D&omacron;rius, from Greek D&omacron;rios, from D&omacron;ris, Doris.
(comparative more Dorian, superlative most Dorian)
- of or relating to the Dorians
- a member of the Dorians
- A male given name, apparently first used by Oscar Wilde in his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891).