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Virgilian

[ver-jil-ee-uh n, -jil-yuh n] /vərˈdʒɪl i ən, -ˈdʒɪl yən/
adjective
1.
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pre-Virgilian, adjective
pseudo-Virgilian, adjective

Vergilian

or Virgilian

[ver-jil-ee-uh n, -jil-yuh n] /vərˈdʒɪl i ən, -ˈdʒɪl yən/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or characteristic of the poet Vergil.
Origin of Vergilian
1505-1515
1505-15; < Latin Virgiliānus; see -an
Related forms
pre-Vergilian, adjective
pseudo-Vergilian, adjective
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Vergilian

/vəˈdʒɪlɪən/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of Virgilian
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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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