Jacobean

adjective
Jac·​o·​be·​an | \ ˌja-kə-ˈbē-ən How to pronounce Jacobean (audio) \

Definition of Jacobean

: of, relating to, or characteristic of James I of England or his age

Other Words from Jacobean

Jacobean noun

First Known Use of Jacobean

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jacobean

New Latin Jacobaeus, from Jacobus James

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The first known use of Jacobean was in 1844

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“Jacobean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jacobean. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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