Mede

Mede

[meed]
noun
a native or inhabitant of Media.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English Medis (plural), Old English Mēdas < Latin Mēdī < Greek Mêdoi (plural), Mêdos (singular) < Old Persian Māda

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Mede (miːd)
 
n
a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established an empire in SW Asia in the 7th and 6th centuries bc
 
'Median
 
n, —adj

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Mede
inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from L. Medus, from Gk. Medos.
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Mede definition


(Heb. Madai), a Median or inhabitant of Media (Dan. 11:1). In Gen. 10:2 the Hebrew word occurs in the list of the sons of Japheth. But probably this is an ethnic and not a personal name, and denotes simply the Medes as descended from Japheth.

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