from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or discovered by, Meton, the Athenian.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Meton, an ancient Athenian astronomer.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It was at this point the Chinese abandoned the metonic cycle, or an arithmetical rule, to follow the actual movement of the moon with all its eccentricities.