Ossianic

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adjective Os·si·an·ic \ˌä-sē-ˈa-nik, -shē-\

Definition of Ossianic

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling the legendary Irish bard Ossian, the poems ascribed to him, or the rhythmic prose style used by James Macpherson in the poems he claimed to have translated from Ossian

1788

First Known Use of ossianic

1788

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