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Etymology 1Edit

From Mede +‎ -an.

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Medean (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of Median

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Medean (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of Median

Etymology 2Edit

From Medea +‎ -n.

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Medean (comparative more Medean, superlative most Medean)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, Medea from Greek mythology.
    • 2005, Scott McGill, Virgil Recomposed: The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity, ch. 2, "Tragic Virgil: The Medea", page 50
      As Dido was (among other things) a tragic and a Medean character in those passages in Virgil, so now Medea can seem Didonian []
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