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-ean

1.
an element used to form adjectives from nouns ending in -ea:
crustacean.
Origin
< Latin (us) (Greek -eios), -ae(us) (Greek -aios), -e(us) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for ean

-ean

suffix
1.
a variant of -an Caesarean
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Word Origin and History for ean

-ean

variant of -an after names ending in -ea, -es, -eus.

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