Pierian

adjective
Pi·​eri·​an | \ pī-ˈir-ē-ən How to pronounce Pierian (audio) , -ˈer- How to pronounce Pierian (audio) \

Definition of Pierian

1 : of or relating to the region of Pieria in ancient Macedonia or to the Muses who were once worshipped there
2 : of or relating to learning or poetry

First Known Use of Pierian

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pierian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pierian. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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