archaic : guidonian

Word History


Italian aretino of Guido d'Arezzo †about 1050 Italian monk and musician, literally, of Arezzo, city in Tuscany, Italy, where he lived (from Latin Arretinus, from Arretium Arezzo + -inus -ine) + English -ian

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aretinian was circa 1923

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“Aretinian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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