Associations to the word «Mediterranean»


MEDITERRANEAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Mediterranean Sea and the region around it.
MEDITERRANEAN, proper noun. The Mediterranean Sea.
MEDITERRANEAN, proper noun. The region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.
MEDITERRANEAN DIET, noun. A diet typical of that eaten by people in the Mediterranean region; thought to increase life expectancy and protect against heart disease and cancer
MEDITERRANEAN FEVER, noun. (disease) familial Mediterranean fever
MEDITERRANEAN FLOUR MOTH, noun. Ephestia kuehniella, a species of moth that feeds on grain.
MEDITERRANEAN FLOUR MOTHS, noun. Plural of Mediterranean flour moth
MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY, noun. A type of fruit fly capable of wreaking extensive damage, Ceratitis capitata.
MEDITERRANEAN IRISH, noun. (humorous) (sometimes offensive) A national group of the Eastern Mediterranean, especially one which was subjected to a period of British rule or occupation, such as the Greek or Italian people; a member of such a group.
MEDITERRANEAN IRISH, adjective. Of or pertaining to such people.
MEDITERRANEAN IRISHMAN, noun. (originally British) (humorous) (sometimes offensive) A person belonging to an Eastern Mediterranean national group, especially one which was subjected to a period of British rule or occupation, such as the Greeks or Italians.
MEDITERRANEAN LINGUA FRANCA, proper noun. (historical) Sabir, the pidgin Italian-based lingua franca spoken along the Mediterranean from the 11th to the 19th centuries.
MEDITERRANEAN LINGUA FRANCA, proper noun. Alternative form of Mediterranean Lingua Franca
MEDITERRANEAN SEA, proper noun. The sea between Europe and Africa.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA, noun. In oceanography, a mostly enclosed sea that has limited exchange of deep water with outer oceans and where the water circulation is dominated by salinity and temperature differences rather than winds.

Dictionary definition

MEDITERRANEAN, noun. The largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia.
MEDITERRANEAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of or located near the Mediterranean Sea; "Mediterranean countries".

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