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[ploo-tahr-kee-uh n]
  1. of or relating to the biographer Plutarch.
  2. characteristic of or resembling a biography by Plutarch or its subject: a life worthy of Plutarchian description; a deed of Plutarchian splendor.
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Origin of Plutarchian

First recorded in 1855–60; Plutarch + -ian
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Historical Examples

  • In the Plutarchian method there was ever a snare, and I have come near treading in it.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell