Maeterlinckian

adjective

Mae·​ter·​linck·​ian
¦mā|tə(r)¦liŋkēən,
¦me|,
|tə- sometimes ¦mä| or ¦ma| or ¦mȧ|
: of, characteristic of, or resembling Maeterlinck or his writings
writing a symbolic Maeterlinckian dramaAgnes Repplier

Word History

Etymology

Maurice Maeterlinck †1949 Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist + English -ian

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“Maeterlinckian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maeterlinckian. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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