Minoan

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Mi·no·an

 (mĭ-nō′ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the advanced Bronze Age culture that flourished in Crete from about 3000 to 1100 bc.
n.
A native or inhabitant of ancient Crete.

[From Latin Mīnōus, of Minos, from Greek Mīnōios, from Mīnōs, Minos.]

Minoan

(mɪˈnəʊən)
adj
1. (Historical Terms) denoting the Bronze Age culture of Crete from about 3000 bc to about 1100 bc. Compare Mycenaean
2. (Historical Terms) of or relating to the linear writing systems used in Crete and later in mainland Greece. See Linear A, Linear B
n
(Peoples) a Cretan belonging to the Minoan culture
[C19: named after Minos, from the excavations at his supposed palace at Knossos]

Mi•no•an

(mɪˈnoʊ ən, maɪ-)

adj.
1. of or designating the Bronze Age civilization of Crete, c2400–l400 b.c.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Crete during the Minoan period.
[1890–95; Mino (s) + -an1]

Minoan

Belonging to a Bronze Age culture in Crete from around 3000 BC to 1100 BC.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Minoan - a Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BCMinoan - a Cretan who lived in the bronze-age culture of Crete about 3000-1100 BC
Cretan - a native or inhabitant of Crete
Adj.1.Minoan - of or relating to or characteristic of the Bronze Age culture of CreteMinoan - of or relating to or characteristic of the Bronze Age culture of Crete; "the Minoan palace at Knossos"
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Minoan

adjminoisch