Eteocretan

[ et-ee-oh-kreet-n, ee-tee- ]
/ ˌɛt i oʊˈkrit n, ˌi ti- /

adjective

noting or pertaining to certain inscriptions found on Crete, written in an early form of the Greek alphabet.

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Origin of Eteocretan

1890–95; <Greek Eteókrēt(es) true Cretans (ete(ós) true, genuine + -o--o- + Krēt-, stem of Krēs Cretan + -es, plural of -ēs adj. suffix) + -an, after Cretan
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