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Argive

[ ahr-jahyv, -gahyv ]
/ ˈɑr dʒaɪv, -gaɪv /
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adjective

of or relating to Argos.

noun

a native of Argos.
a Greek.

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Origin of Argive

1590–1600; <Latin Argīvus<Greek Argeîos of Argos
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British Dictionary definitions for Argive

Argive
/ (ˈɑːdʒaɪv, -ɡaɪv) /

adjective

(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

noun

an ancient Greek, esp one from Argos or Argolis
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