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Petrarchan

[ pi-trahr-kuhn ]
/ pɪˈtrɑr kən /
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adjective Also Pe·trar·chi·an [pi-trahr-kee-uhn]. /pɪˈtrɑr ki ən/.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the works of Petrarch.
characteristic or imitative of the style of Petrarch.
noun
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Origin of Petrarchan

First recorded in 1820–30; Petrarch + -an
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