Definition of Pavian in English:

Pavian

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or characteristic of the city of Pavia or its people.

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Pavia.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in William Lithgow (1582–c1645), traveller. From Pavia, the name of a city in northern Italy + -an.

Pronunciation

Pavian

/pəˈviːən/