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Meaning of OCCIDENTAL

Pronunciation:  `√Ęksi'dentul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an artificial language
  2. [n]  a native inhabitant of the Occident
  3. [adj]  denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the Western Hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"
 

OCCIDENTAL is a 10 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: Hesperian, western
 
 See Also: artificial language, denizen, dweller, inhabitant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Oc`ci*den"tal\, a. [L. occidentalis; cf. F.
occidental.]
1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west;
   western; -- opposed to {oriental}; as, occidental
   climates, or customs; an occidental planet.

2. Possessing inferior hardness, brilliancy, or beauty; --
   used of inferior precious stones and gems, because those
   found in the Orient are generally superior.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antarctic, arctic, austral, boreal, east, eastbound, easterly, eastermost, eastern, easternmost, hyperborean, meridional, north, northbound, northeast, northeasterly, northeastern, northerly, northern, northernmost, northwest, northwesterly, northwestern, oriental, south, southbound, southeast, southeasterly, southeastern, southerly, southern, southernmost, southwest, southwesterly, southwestern, west, westbound, westerly, western, westernmost
 

 

 

 

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