One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A native or inhabitant of Molossia in ancient Epirus.
2A Molossian dog.
1Of or relating to Molossia in ancient Epirus.
2Designating or relating to a breed of large dog resembling a mastiff, said to have originated in Molossia in ancient Epirus.
Mid 16th century. From ancient Greek Μολοσσία, the name of a district in the centre of Epirus, a region of ancient Greece now forming part of north-western Greece and southern Albania + -an. Compare -ian.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.