Tyrian

[ tir-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈtɪr i ən /

adjective

of or relating to ancient Tyre or its people.
of the color of Tyrian purple.

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Origin of Tyrian

1505–15; <Latin Tyri(us) (<Greek Týrios, derivative of TýrosTyre) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Tyrian

Tyrian
/ (ˈtɪrɪən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of ancient Tyre

adjective

of or relating to ancient Tyre
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