achaean









achaean


adjective

  1. of or relating to Achaea or the Achaeans.
  2. (in the Iliad) Greek.

noun

  1. an inhabitant of Achaea.
  2. a Greek, especially a member of the Achaean League.
  3. a member of one of the four main divisions of prehistoric Greeks, believed to have occupied the Peloponnesus and to have produced the Mycenaean culture.Compare Aeolian2(def 2), Dorian1(def 2), Ionian(def 3).

noun

  1. a member of a principal Greek tribe in the Mycenaean era
  2. a native or inhabitant of the later Greek province of Achaea

adjective

  1. of or relating to Achaea or the Achaeans

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