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Horatian

[ huh-rey-shuhn, haw-, hoh- ]
/ həˈreɪ ʃən, hɔ-, hoʊ- /
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adjective

of or relating to Horace.
Prosody.
  1. of, relating to, or resembling the poetic style or diction of Horace.
  2. of, relating to, or noting a Horatian ode.

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Origin of Horatian

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

Horatian
/ (həˈreɪʃən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Horace or his poetry
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