Vergilian

Vergilian

[ver-jil-ee-uhn, -jil-yuhn]
adjective
pertaining to or characteristic of the poet Vergil.
Also, Virgilian.


Origin:
1505–15; < Latin Virgiliānus; see -an

pre-Vergilian, adjective
pseudo-Vergilian, adjective
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Vergilian (vəˈdʒɪlɪən)
 
adj
a variant spelling of Virgilian

Virgil or Vergil (ˈvɜːdʒɪl)
 
n
Latin name Publius Vergilius Maro. 70--19 bc, Roman poet, patronized by Maecenas. The Eclogues (42--37), ten pastoral poems, and the Georgics (37--30), four books on the art of farming, established Virgil as the foremost poet of his age. His masterpiece is the Aeneid (30--19)
 
Vergil or Vergil
 
n
 
Vir'gilian or Vergil
 
adj
 
Ver'gilian or Vergil
 
adj

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