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Alcuin Line breaks: Al¦cuin
Pronunciation: /ˈalkwɪn/

Definition of Alcuin in English:

( Circa 735–804) English scholar, theologian, and adviser to Charlemagne; also known as Albinus. He is credited with the transformation of Charlemagne’s court into a cultural centre in the period known as the Carolingian Renaissance.

Words that rhyme with Alcuin

Darwin • Tarquin

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