Definition of Armeniac in English:

Armeniac

adjective

  • 1historical
    rare Designating substances originating in Armenia. Frequently as postpositive. Now historical and rare.

  • 2Ancient History Medieval History
    Ancient History and Medieval History. Of, relating to, or designating a Byzantine theme located in the north-eastern part of Anatolia.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From (i) classical Latin Armeniacus of or relating to Armenia, Armenian, and its etymon (ii) Hellenistic Greek Ἀρμενιακός Armenian from Ἀρμενία + -ακός.

Pronunciation

Armeniac

/ɑːˈmiːnɪak/