Horatian

[huh-rey-shuh n, haw-, hoh-]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Horace.
  2. Prosody.
    1. of, relating to, or resembling the poetic style or diction of Horace.
    2. of, relating to, or noting a Horatian ode.

Origin of Horatian

1740–50; < Latin Horātiānus, equivalent to Horāti(us) Horace + -ānus -an
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Horatian

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Horace or his poetry
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Word Origin and History for horatian

Horatian

from Horatius (see Horace) + -an.

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