Palladian

Palladian

[puh-ley-dee-uhn, -lah-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, introduced by, or in the architectural style of Andrea Palladio.
noun
2.
a disciple of Andrea Palladio, specifically one of the circle of Lord Burlington in 18th-century England.

Origin:
1725–35; Palladi(o) + -an

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Palladian

[puh-ley-dee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the goddess Athena.
2.
pertaining to wisdom, knowledge, or study.

Origin:
1555–65; < Latin Palladi(us) of Pallas (< Greek Palládios; see Palladium) + -an

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Palladian1 (pəˈleɪdɪən)
 
adj
denoting, relating to, or having the neoclassical style of architecture created by Palladio
 
[C18: after Andrea Palladio]
 
Pal'ladianism1
 
n

Palladian2 (pəˈleɪdɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the goddess Pallas Athena
2.  literary wise or learned
 
[C16: from Latin Palladius, from Greek Pallas, an epithet applied to Athena, meaning perhaps ``(spear) brandisher'' or perhaps ``virgin'']

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Palladian
1731, "in the style of Andrea Palladio," Roman architect (1518-80).
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