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noun 
  1. A native or inhabitant of Mycenae.
  2. Mycenaean Greek.
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to ancient Mycenae or its inhabitants.
  2. Of or relating to the Mycenaean civilization, the early Greek civilization that spread its influence from Mycenae to many parts of the Mediterranean region and Central Europe from about 2800 to 1100 B.C.E., divided into three periods: Early Helladic (c. 2800"2000 B.C.E), Middle Helladic (c. 2000"1500 B.C.E), and Late Helladic (c. 1500"1100 B.C.E)
  3. Of or relating to the Ancient Greek dialect written in the Linear B syllabary.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (Mykenae) "Mycenae", the name of the Ancient Greek city, from (Mykene), in Greek mythology a Nymph who lived around Mycenae.


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