Definition of Argive

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of the city of Argos.

Generic synonyms: Greek, Hellene
Derivative terms: Argos



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Argos or its people.
Partainyms: Argos
Derivative terms: Argos

Definition of Argive

1. a. Of or performance to Argos, the capital of Argolis in Greece.

Definition of Argive

1. Adjective. Pertaining to Argos; (loosely) Greek. ¹

2. Proper noun. An inhabitant of Argos. ¹

3. Proper noun. (poetic) In the Homeric ''Iliad'' and ''Odyssey'', and in later classical epics, an alternate name for an Achaean or Greek in general. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Argive

1. Of or performance to Argos, the capital of Argolis in Greece. A native of Argos. Often used as a generic term, equivalent to Grecian or Greek. Origin: L. Argivus, fr. Argos, Argi. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argive

arginine oxidase
arginine phosphate
arginine succinyltransferase
arginine vasopressin
arginine vasotocin
arginines
argininosuccinase
argininosuccinate lyase
argininosuccinate synthase
argininosuccinic acid
argininosuccinic aciduria
arginyl
arginyllysine esteropeptidase
arginyls
argipressin
argive (current term)
argle
argle-bargle
argle-bargled
argle-bargling
argled
argles
argling
argo
argoile
argol
argoletier
argoletiers
argols
argon

Literary usage of Argive

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... and banish sleep, Lest we should fall, a mockery to our foes." He spoke, and cross'd the trench, and with him went Who of the argive chieftains had ..."

2. Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age by William Ewart Gladstone (1858)
"But though it be figurative, the figure is evidently founded on her close and intimate relation, not to the Greeks at large only, but to the argive name; ..."

3. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1896)
"We can gather from the epigram of Parmenion—what would really go without saying—that the main part of the body was covered with drapery. ' The argive ..."

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