Pelasgian definition

pə-lăzjē-ən
A member of a people living in the region of the Aegean Sea before the coming of the Greeks.
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Any of a prehistoric people mentioned by ancient Greek authors and believed to have lived in, variously, Greece, Asia Minor, and the Aegean Islands.
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Of the Pelasgians.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pelasgian
Plural:
pelasgians

Origin of pelasgian

  • Middle English from Latin Pelasgus from Greek Pelasgos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition