Origin of Etruscan
Examples from the Web for etruscan
Balanchine danced the role of Polio and Tanaquil, the Etruscan Queen sensitive to omens, danced the victim.
The first name is that of an Etruscan Queen, one sensitive to omens.
And the gray Etruscan city, uplifted on its star-shaped hill, offered her a somewhat grim reception.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
Apparent survival of the sabre-tooth tiger and the Etruscan rhinoceros in favored regions.Men of the Old Stone Age|Henry Fairfield Osborn
Porta Spezzeria is higher up, with the remains of a tufa bridge; near by are the remains of an Etruscan columbaria.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
There are many Etruscan and some Roman antiquities in this museum, but its chief treasure is the famous candelabrum.Pictures in Umbria|Katharine S. (Katharine Sarah) Macquoid
It possesses many vases, Etruscan and Greek, many rude Etruscan sculptures, with household articles of various descriptions.From the Oak to the Olive|Julia Ward Howe
British Dictionary definitions for etruscan
Word Origin and History for etruscan
1706, from Latin Etruscus "an Etruscan," from Etruria, ancient name of Tuscany, of uncertain origin, but containing an element that might mean "water" (see Basque) and which could be a reference to the rivers in the region.