[ pi-trahr-kuh n ]
/ pɪˈtrɑr kən /

adjective Also Pe·trar·chi·an [pi-trahr-kee-uh n] /pɪˈtrɑr ki ən/.

of, relating to, or characteristic of the works of Petrarch.
characteristic or imitative of the style of Petrarch.


Origin of Petrarchan

First recorded in 1820–30; Petrarch + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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