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Arthurian

[ ahr-thoor-ee-uhn ]
/ ɑrˈθʊər i ən /
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adjective

of or relating to King Arthur, who, with his knights, formed the subject of a large part of medieval romance: Arthurian legends.

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Origin of Arthurian

First recorded in 1850–55; Arthur + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Arthurian

pre-Ar·thu·ri·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Arthurian

Arthurian
/ (ɑːˈθjʊərɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table
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