Definition of perioecid in English:

perioecid

(also perioekid)

adjective

Ancient Greek History
rare
  • = perioecic.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Grote (1794–1871), historian and politician. Probably from ancient Greek περιοικιδ-, περιοικίς dwelling round about, neighbouring, feminine of περίοικος.

Pronunciation

perioecid

/ˌpɛrɪˈiːsɪd/