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Cretan

[kreet-n] /ˈkrit n/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the island of Crete or its inhabitants.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Crete.
Origin
< Latin Crētānus. See Crete, -an
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Cretan

/ˈkriːtən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Crete or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Crete
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Word Origin and History for Cretan
n.

Old English Cretense (plural), from Latin Cretanus (singular); see Crete. They were proverbial in ancient times as liars; cf. Greek kretismos "lying," literally "Cretan behavior."

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