Definition of Aretinian
archaic : guidonian
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Origin and Etymology of aretinian
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
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