Definition of Pelasgi in English:

Pelasgi

noun

History
  • With plural agreement. A member of a supposed pre-Hellenic people inhabiting the coasts and islands of the eastern Mediterranean and Aegean; the Pelasgians.

Pronunciation

Pelasgi

/pɪˈlazdʒi/ /pɛˈlazdʒi/ /pɪˈlazɡi/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Arthur Hall (1539–1605), translator and politician. From classical Latin Pelasgī (plural) the Pelasgians from ancient Greek Πελασγοί, plural of Πελασγός a Pelasgian.