Definition of Peucetian in US English:

Peucetian

noun

  • An inhabitant of Peucetia, a region of the ancient province of Apulia in southern Italy.

adjective

  • Of or relating to Peucetia or its inhabitants.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in George Sandys (1578–1644), writer and traveller. From classical Latin Peucetius of or belonging to Peucetia (classical Latin Peucetia), a region of the ancient province of Apulia in southern Italy + -an.

Pronunciation

Peucetian

/pjuːˈkɛtɪən/