cataian definition

  • noun:
    • A native of Cathay or Asia; a foreigner; -- previously a phrase of reproach.
    • A native of Cathay (an early on, and from now on just a poetic, name for Asia); a foreigner typically; hence, in old article writers, an indiscriminate term of reproach.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to Cathay.

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