achean definition

  • adjective:
    • See achæan, achaian.
  • others:
    • related to Achæa (Achaia) in the Peloponnesus, towards Acheans (Achæans, Achæi, or Achaioi), or to the confederacy labeled as the Achean League.
  • noun:
    • An inhabitant of Achæa (Achaia), or the ancient Greek individuals (Achaioi) from whom that country took its name.
    • additionally spelled Achaian, in closer replica of Greek.

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