Definition of Mediterraneanize in US English:

Mediterraneanize

(also Mediterraneanise)

verb

  • with object To make Mediterranean in character or attributes.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Neville Cardus (1888–1975), writer on cricket and music critic. From Mediterranean + -ize.

Pronunciation

Mediterraneanize

/ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪnɪənʌɪz/