any of a prehistoric people mentioned by ancient Greek authors and believed to have lived in, variously, Greece, Asia Minor, and the Aegean Islands
of the Pelasgians
A member of a people living in the region of the Aegean Sea before the coming of the Greeks.
Origin of PelasgianMiddle English, from Latin Pelasgus, from Greek Pelasgos.
- Pe·las′gi·an, Pe·las′gic