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anacreontic Syllabification: a·nac·re·on·tic
Pronunciation: /əˌnakrɪˈɒntɪk/
Pronunciation: /əˌnakrēˈän(t)ik/

Definition of anacreontic in English:

adjective

(Of a poem) written in the style of the ancient Greek poet Anacreon, known for his celebrations of love and wine: I find anacreontic poetry to be darkly beautiful

noun

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A poem written in the style of the ancient Greek poet Anacreon, especially one celebrating love and wine: I began by reading aloud an anacreontic

Origin

Early 17th century (as an adjective): from late Latin anacreonticus, from Greek Anakreōn (see Anacreon).

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