Meaning of Achaean
Pronunciation: (u-kē'un), [key]
- of or pertaining to Achaea or the Achaeans.
- (in the Iliad) Greek.
- an inhabitant of Achaea.
- a Greek, esp. a member of the Achaean League.
- a member of one of the four main divisions of prehistoric Greeks, believed to have occupied the Peloponnesus and to have produced the Mycenaean culture. Cf. Aeolian (def. 2),(def. 2),(def. 3).
- achaean (Thesaurus)