Dellacruscan
Dellacruscan Del`la*crus"can, a. Of or pertaining to the Accademia della Crusca in Florence. [1913 Webster]

{The Dellacruscan School}, a name given in satire to a class of affected English writers, most of whom lived in Florence, about a. d. 1785. [1913 Webster] ||


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