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Mede

[meed] /mid/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Media.
Origin of Mede
1350-1400
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/
noun
1.
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
Derived Forms
Median, noun, adjective
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Mede

inhabitant of ancient Media, late 14c., from Latin Medus, from Greek Medos "Mede," from the indigenous people-name Medes, said to be from the name of their first king (Medos).

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