etesian

etesian

[ih-tee-zhuhn]
adjective
(of certain Mediterranean winds) occurring annually.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin etēsi(ae) < Greek etēsíai (ánemoi) periodic (winds) + -an

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etesian (ɪˈtiːʒɪən)
 
adj
(of NW winds) recurring annually in the summer in the E Mediterranean
 
[C17: from Latin etēsius yearly, from Greek etēsios, from etos year]

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