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Baconian

[bey-koh-nee-uh n] /beɪˈkoʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines.
noun
2.
an adherent of the Baconian philosophy.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; Bacon + -ian
Related forms
Baconianism, Baconism
[bey-kuh-niz-uh m] /ˈbeɪ kəˌnɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
pre-Baconian, adjective
pro-Baconian, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for baconianism

Baconian

/beɪˈkəʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Francis Bacon, the philosopher, or to his inductive method of reasoning
noun
2.
a follower of Bacon's philosophy
3.
one who believes that plays attributed to Shakespeare were written by Bacon
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