Definition of Podolian in English:

Podolian

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Podolia, a region in present-day south-western Ukraine.

adjective

  • 1Of or relating to Podolia.

  • 2Of or relating to a breed of cattle found mainly in Italy.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Knolles (d. 1610), historian and translator. From Podolia (Russian Podolija, Ukrainian Podillja, Polish Podole; compare Old Russian Podolije, lit. ‘valley’), the name of a region in present-day south-west Ukraine + -an.

Pronunciation

Podolian

/pəˈdəʊlɪən/