arcadian


ar·ca·di·an

adjective, often capitalized \är-ˈkā-dē-ən\

Definition of ARCADIAN

1
a :  of or relating to Arcadia or the Arcadians
b :  of or relating to Arcadian
2
:  idyllically pastoral; especially :  idyllically innocent, simple, or untroubled

Examples of ARCADIAN

  1. <the painter is fond of depicting mute, slightly mysterious figures in arcadian settings>

First Known Use of ARCADIAN

1565

Ar·ca·di·an

noun \är-ˈkā-dē-ən\

Definition of ARCADIAN

1
often not capitalized :  a person who lives a simple quiet life
2
:  a native or inhabitant of Arcadia
3
:  the dialect of ancient Greek used in Arcadia

First Known Use of ARCADIAN

1573

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