Definition of Melian in US English:

Melian

(also Melean)

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Melos.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the island of Melos.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From ancient Greek Μῆλος (goes to classical Latin Mēlos), the name of the most south-easterly island of the Cyclades in the Aegean + -ian, after ancient Greek Μήλιος, noun and adjective.

Pronunciation

Melian

/ˈmiːlɪən/