pyrenean


pyrenean
I. \\|pirə|nēən\ adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Latin pyrenaeus Pyrenean (from Pyrene, the Pyrenees, mountain range along the French-Spanish border from the Bay of Biscay to the southwestern coast of the Gulf of Lions, from Greek Pyrēnē, beloved of Hercules in Greek mythology who was believed to be buried upon the Pyrenees) + English -an
: of or relating to the Pyrenees separating France and Spain
II. noun (-s)
Usage: capitalized
: a native or inhabitant of the Pyrenees

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Pyrenean — Pyr e*ne an, a. [L. Pyrenaei (sc. montes) the Pyrenees, fr. Pyrene, Gr.? a daughter of Bebryx, beloved by Hercules, and buried upon these mountains.] Of or pertaining to the Pyrenees, a range of mountains separating France and Spain. n. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrenean — The term Pyrenean refers to things of or from the Pyrenees mountain range. See:*Pyrenees, the mountain range *Pyrenean Shepherd or Pyrenean Mountain Dog, dog breeds sometimes shortened to Pyrenean …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrenean — adjective or noun see Pyrenees …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pyrenean — See Pyrenees. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pyrenean — adjective Of or pertaining to the Pyrenees, a range of mountains separating France and Spain …   Wiktionary

  • Pyrenean — adj. of or pertaining to the Pyrenees (mountain range between France and Spain) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pyrenean — [ˌpɪrə ni:ən] adjective relating to the Pyrenees …   English new terms dictionary

  • pyrenean — pyr·e·ne·an …   English syllables

  • Pyrenean Retreat — (Saint Laurent de Neste,Франция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Pas de La Baquere, 65150 …   Каталог отелей

  • Pyrenean Shepherd — Infobox Dogbreed akcfss = yes akcgroup = Herding (FSS) akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/pyrenean shepherd/index.cfm altname = Berger des Pyrénées Petit Berger Pyrenees Sheepdog ckcgroup = Group 7 (Herding) ckcstd =… …   Wikipedia


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