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Pelasgic

[puh-laz-jik, -gik]
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  1. Pelasgian.
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Origin of Pelasgic

1775–85;Greek Pelasgikós. See Pelasgi, -ic
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Historical Examples

  • You noticed the contrasting Celtic and Pelasgic tribes in Boston.

    Imaginary Interviews

    W. D. Howells

  • As yet the Celtic and Pelasgic agencies have had no part in advancing the city.

  • The "Pelasgic" civilisation of ancient Greece was absorbed by the Greek invaders.

  • It will hereafter (I think) be found that the institution of all gymnastic and martial games was Hellenic and not Pelasgic.

  • For we find only three other cases of such endowments: all in places strongly marked with a Pelasgic character.