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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of an Iranian people, closely related to the Persians, inhabiting ancient Media.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Media, an ancient kingdom of Asia, south of the Caspian Sea, and later a part of the Persian empire.
  • noun Middle English forms of mead and meed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A native or inhabitant of Media in Asia.
  • noun obsolete See 1st & 2d mead, and meed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An individual belonging to Western Iranian people who inhabited the ancient region of Media.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Ultimately from Greek Mēdos, from Old Persian Māda.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin Medus, from Ancient Greek Μῆδος (Mēdos).

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