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Anacreon

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Pronunciation: /əˈnakrɪən
 
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Definition of Anacreon in English:

( Circa 570–478 bc), Greek lyric poet, best known for his celebrations of love and wine.

Derivatives

anacreontic

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • As her title makes clear, she aims not only to examine the anacreontic corpus, but to illuminate its particular mode of imitation.
  • Anacreontic poetry is a specifically eighteenth-century type of literature, and appeals as little as the fable to modern tastes.
  • The second memoir is on Anacreontic poetry, and is of less importance.

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