Lydian

[ lid-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈlɪd i ən /

adjective

of or relating to Lydia.
(of music) softly or sensuously sweet; voluptuous.

noun

an inhabitant of Lydia.
an Anatolian language of Lydia, written in a modified Greek alphabet.

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Origin of Lydian

First recorded in 1535–45; Lydi(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Lydian

Lydian
/ (ˈlɪdɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to ancient Lydia, its inhabitants, or their language
music of or relating to an authentic mode represented by the ascending natural diatonic scale from F to FSee also Hypo- Compare Hypolydian

noun

an inhabitant of Lydia
the extinct language of the Lydians, thought to belong to the Anatolian group or family
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