adjective see Plutarch

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  • Plutarchian — /plooh tahr kee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the biographer Plutarch. 2. characteristic of or resembling a biography by Plutarch or its subject: a life worthy of Plutarchian description; a deed of Plutarchian splendor. [1855 60; PLUTARCH +… …   Universalium

  • Plutarchian — adjective Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Plutarch or his writings …   Wiktionary

  • plutarchian — plu·tarch·ian …   English syllables

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