[ pi-trahr-kuhn ]

adjectiveAlso Pe·trar·chi·an [pi-trahr-kee-uhn]. /pɪˈtrɑr ki ən/.
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the works of Petrarch.

  2. characteristic or imitative of the style of Petrarch.

Origin of Petrarchan

First recorded in 1820–30; Petrarch + -an

Words Nearby Petrarchan Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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