Baconian

adjective
Ba·co·ni·an | \ bā-ˈkō-nē-ən \

Definition of Baconian 

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of Francis Bacon or his doctrines

2 : of or relating to those who believe that Francis Bacon wrote the works usually attributed to Shakespeare

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Baconian noun

First Known Use of Baconian

1791, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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