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boeotian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boeotian  \B[oe]*o"tian\,  a.  [L.  Boeotia,  Gr  ?,  noted  for  its 
  moist,  thick  atmosphere,  and  the  dullness  and  stupidity  of 
  its  inhabitants.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  B[oe]otia;  hence  stupid;  dull;  obtuse. 
  --  n.  A  native  of  B[oe]otia;  also  one  who  is  dull  and 
  ignorant. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Boeotian 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  ancient  Boeotia  or  its  people  or  to  the 
  dialect  spoken  there  in  classical  times;  "Boeotian 
  dialects"  [syn:  {Boeotian}] 




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