/meed/, n.
a native or inhabitant of Media.
[1350-1400; ME Medis (pl.), OE Medas < L Medi < Gk Mêdoi (pl.), Mêdos (sing.) < OPers Mada]

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      one of an Indo-European people, related to the Persians, who entered northeastern Iran probably as early as the 17th century BC and settled in the plateau land that came to be known as Media (q.v.).

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