Bar·​tók·​ian | \ ˌbärˈtäkyən, -tȯk-, -kēən \

Definition of Bartókian

: of, relating to, or suggestive of Béla Bartók or his musical compositions

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First Known Use of Bartókian

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bartókian

Béla Bartók †1945 Hungarian composer + English -an

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“Bartókian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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