Virgilian Vir*gil"i*an, a. [L. Virgilianus, better Vergilianus.] Of or pertaining to Virgil, the Roman poet; resembling the style of Virgil. [Spelt also {Vergilian}.] [1913 Webster]

The rich Virgilian rustic measure Of Lari Maxume. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • virgilian — (adj.) 1510s, from L. Virgilianus of or characteristic of the Roman poet Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro, 70 19 B.C.E.). Also in Virgilian lots (L. sortes Virgilianae), opening Virgil at random as an oracle …   Etymology dictionary

  • virgilian — VIRGILIÁN, Ă adj. propriu poetului Virgiliu; în maniera poeziei lui. (< fr. virgilien) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Virgilian — adjective see Virgil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Virgilian — /veuhr jil ee euhn, jil yeuhn/, adj. Vergilian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Virgilian — adjective Of or pertaining to Virgil …   Wiktionary

  • Virgilian — adj. of Virgil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Virgilian — [və dʒɪlɪən] (also Vergilian) adjective relating to or in the style of the Roman poet Virgil (70–19 BC) or his works …   English new terms dictionary

  • virgilian — adj. of, or in the style of, the Roman poet Virgil (d. 19 BC). Etymology: L Vergilianus f. P. Vergilius Maro, Virgil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Virgilian series — ▪ geology       major division of Late Carboniferous rocks and time in the United States (the Late Carboniferous epoch, approximately equivalent to the Pennsylvanian period, began about 318 million years ago and ended about 299 million years ago) …   Universalium

  • pre-Virgilian — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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