Ephesian [e fē′z̸hən, i-]
Carvings on an Ephesian sarcophagus.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
of Ephesus or its people
a person born or living in Ephesus
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A native or inhabitant of ancient Ephesus.
- Ephesians (used with a sing. verb) Abbr. Eph. or Ep See Table at Bible.
Of or relating to ancient Ephesus or its people, language, or culture.
Origin: From Latin Ephesiī, inhabitants of Ephesus, from Greek Ephesioi, from Ephesos, Ephesus.