Definition of Mezentian in English:

Mezentian

adjective

  • Characteristic of Mezentius (specifically with reference to a cruel or fatal union).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas James Mathias (?1754–1835), satirist and Italian scholar. From the name of Mezentius, a mythical Etruscan chieftain renowned for his acts of tyranny + -an; compare -ian.

Pronunciation

Mezentian

/mɪˈzɛnʃ(ə)n/