[ ahr-jahyv, -gahyv ]
/ ˈɑr dʒaɪv, -gaɪv /
a native of Argos.
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Origin of Argive
1590–1600; <Latin Argīvus<Greek Argeîos of Argos
Words nearby Argive
, argininosuccinic acid
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How to use Argive in a sentence
Westphal indeed asserts that both these forms are found in the Argive alphabet.
Probably therefore the inventor drew upon more than one alphabet for his purpose, the Argive alphabet being one.
Neither of these can therefore be the Argive sculptor who made the statue and put his name on the pedestal.
He now gave up this method of attack, and openly invaded the Argive country with an army and laid it waste.
British Dictionary definitions for Argive
(in Homer, Virgil, etc) of or relating to the Greeks besieging Troy, esp those from Argos
of or relating to Argos or Argolis
a literary word for Greek
an ancient Greek, esp one from Argos or Argolis
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