from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or relating to Mecca, a city of Arabia, the birthplace of Mohammed, and the chief holy city and pilgrim resort of the Mohammedan world.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Mecca.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
His bowing before the high muckety-muck and keeper of the secret meccan flame leads me to think he flirting at least.