Petrarchist

noun Pe·trarch·ist

Definition of Petrarchist

plural

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  1. :  a poet writing in a manner characteristic or imitative of Petrarch; specifically :  one of the poets of the English Renaissance whose sonnets reflect the influence of Petrarch in their conceits, play upon words, and involved structure

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