Definitions for argiveˈɑr dʒaɪv, -gaɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ar•giveˈɑr dʒaɪv, -gaɪv(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to Argos.

    Category: Peoples

  2. (in the Iliad and Odyssey)

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Greek (def. 1). 1

  3. (n.)a native or inhabitant of Argos.

    Category: Peoples

  4. (in the Iliad and Odyssey)

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Greek (def. 3). 4

Origin of Argive:

1590–1600; < L Argīvus < Gk Argeîos of Argos

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Argive(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos

  2. Argive(adj)

    of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Argos or its people

Wiktionary

  1. Argive(ProperNoun)

    An inhabitant of Argos.

  2. Argive(ProperNoun)

    In the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey, and in later classical epics, an alternate name for an Achaean or Greek in general.

  3. Origin: From Greek Ἀργεῖοι, argeioi; argivi.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Argive(adj)

    of or performance to Argos, the capital of Argolis in Greece

  2. Argive(noun)

    a native of Argos. Often used as a generic term, equivalent to Grecian or Greek

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