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Bunyanesque

adjective Bun·yan·esque \ˌbən-yə-ˈnesk\

Definition of BUNYANESQUE

1
[John Bunyan] :  of, relating to, or suggestive of the allegorical writings of John Bunyan
2
[Paul Bunyan, legendary giant lumberjack of United States & Canada]
a :  of, relating to, or suggestive of the tales of Paul Bunyan
b :  of fantastically large size

First Known Use of BUNYANESQUE

1888

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

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