Petrarch

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biographical name Pe·trarch \ˈpē-ˌträrk, ˈpe-\

Definition of Petrarch

  1. 1304–1374 Italian Francesco Petrarca Italian poet

Petrarchan

play \pē-ˈträr-kən, pe-\ adjective

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