[puh-laz-jee-uh n, -juh n, -gee-uh n] /pəˈlæz dʒi ən, -dʒən, -gi ən/
of or relating to the Pelasgians.
a member of a prehistoric people inhabiting Greece, Asia Minor, and the islands of the eastern Mediterranean.
a member of any of the pre-Hellenic peoples (the Pelasgi) who inhabited Greece and the islands and coasts of the Aegean Sea before the arrival of the Bronze Age Greeks
of or relating to these peoples
late 15c., “of the Pelasgi,” from Latin Pelasgius, from Greek Pelasgios “of the Pelasgi,” from Pelasgoi “the Pelasgi,” name of a prehistoric people of Greece and Asia Minor who occupied Greece before the Hellenes, probably originally *Pelag-skoi, literally “Sea-people” (see pelagic).
[puh-laz-jik, -gik] /pəˈlæz dʒɪk, -gɪk/ adjective 1. .
deliverance of the Lord. (1.) A son of Hananiah and grandson of Zerubbabel (1 Chr. 3:21). (2.) A captain of “the sons of Simeon” (4:42). (3.) Neh. 10:22. (4.) One of the twenty-five princes of the people against whom Ezekiel prophesied on account of their wicked counsel (Ezek. 11:1-13).
[peel] /pil/ noun 1. 3 . [pey-ley, pey-ley] /peɪˈleɪ, ˈpeɪ leɪ/ noun 1. (Edson Arantes do Nascimento) born 1940, Brazilian soccer player. [peel] /pil/ noun 1. a small fortified tower for residence or for use during an attack, common in the border counties of England and Scotland in the 16th century. /piːl/ verb 1. (transitive) […]
- Pel-ebstein disease
Pel-Ebstein disease (pěl’-) n. Hodgkin’s disease that includes periodic fevers.