Spenserian

[ spen-seer-ee-uhn ]
/ spɛnˈsɪər i ən /

adjective

of or characteristic of Spenser or his work.

noun

an imitator of Spenser.

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Origin of Spenserian

First recorded in 1810–20; Spenser + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Spenserian

Spenserian
/ (spɛnˈsɪərɪən) /

adjective

relating to, in the style of, or characteristic of Edmund Spenser, the English poet (?1552–99), or his poetry

noun

a student or imitator of Edmund Spenser
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