Tyrrhenian

Tyrrhenian 1650s, "pertaining to the Etruscans," from L. Tyrrheni, from Gk. Tyrrenoi "Tyrrhenians," from tyrsis "tower, walled city" (Cf. L. turris "tower"). Earlier Tyrrhene (late 14c.).

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