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Arthurian

[ahr-thoo r-ee-uh n]
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  1. of or relating to King Arthur, who, with his knights, formed the subject of a large part of medieval romance: Arthurian legends.

Origin of Arthurian

First recorded in 1850–55; Arthur + -ian
Related formspre-Ar·thu·ri·an, adjective
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Arthurian

adjective
  1. of or relating to King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table
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Word Origin and History for arthurian

Arthurian

adj.

"pertaining to the series of tales of British King Arthur and his knights," 1793, from Arthur + -ian.

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