Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Teucrian

[too-kree-uh n, tyoo-]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
adjective
  1. of or relating to the ancient Trojans.
noun
  1. one of the ancient Trojans.

Origin of Teucrian

< Greek Teûkr(os) Teucer, first king of Troy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for teucrian

Historical Examples

  • I issue out on the sloping height of the ridge, whence wretched Teucrian hands were hurling their ineffectual weapons.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

    Virgil

  • Teucrian, tū′kri-an, adj. relating to the ancient Trojans (Teucri) or to the Troad.

  • Hapless Ufens is fallen, not to see our shame; corpse and armour are in Teucrian hands.


British Dictionary definitions for teucrian

Teucrian

noun, adjective
  1. another word for Trojan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012