Meaning of Demosthenian in English:

Demosthenian

(also Demosthenean)

adjective

  • Demosthenic.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Shelton (fl. 1598–1629), translator. From Hellenistic Greek Δημοσθένειος Demosthenic (from ancient Greek Δημοσθένης Demosthenes + -ειος, suffix forming adjectives) + -an.

Pronunciation

Demosthenian

/ˌdiːməsˈθiːnɪən/