noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin Medus, from Greek Mēdos Date: 14th century a native or inhabitant of ancient Media in Persia

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  • Mede — inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from L. Medus, from Gk. Medos Mede, from the indigenous people name Medes, said to be from the name of their first king (Medos) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • mede — MEDE, ou Medie, voyez Mesopotamie …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Mede — [mēd] n. [L Medus, pl. Medi < Gr Mēdos, pl. Mēdoi] a person born or living in Media …   English World dictionary

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