Definition of Etnean in English:

Etnean

(also Aetnean)

adjective

  • Of or relating to Mount Etna, an active volcano in eastern Sicily; inhabiting or located on the slopes of this.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Underdowne (fl. 1566–1577), poet and translator. From the name of Mount Etna (classical Latin Aetna, Italian Etna) + -ean.

Pronunciation

Etnean

/ɛtˈniːən/