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Virgilian

[ver-jil-ee-uh n, -jil-yuh n] /vərˈdʒɪl i ən, -ˈdʒɪl yən/
adjective
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Related forms
pre-Virgilian, adjective
pseudo-Virgilian, adjective
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Word Origin and History for Virgilian

virgilian

adj.

1510s, from Latin Virgilianus "of or characteristic of the Roman poet Virgil" (Publius Vergilius Maro, 70-19 B.C.E.). Also in Virgilian lots (Latin sortes Virgilianae), opening Virgil at random as an oracle.

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