Definition of agrimi in English:


Pronunciation /əˈɡriːmi/


  • In Crete: the wild goat, Capra aegagrus, which is frequently depicted in Minoan art.


Mid 19th century. From modern Greek αγρίμι (in Crete) wild goat, (more generally) wild animal, game from Byzantine Greek ἀγριμαῖον wild animal, game (already in Hellenistic Greek as ἀγριμαῖα, plural), use as noun of neuter of Hellenistic Greek ἀγριμαῖος wild, suitable for hunting from ancient Greek ἄγρα hunting, the chase + -ιμαῖος, suffix (from -ιμος, suffix forming adjectives + -αῖος, suffix forming adjectives).