Ros·​ci·​an | \ ˈräsh(ē)ən \

Definition of Roscian

: of, relating to, or skilled in acting

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First Known Use of Roscian

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Roscian

Latin roscianus of Roscius, from Roscius (Roman gentile name borne by several prominent persons including Quintus Roscius) + Latin -anus -an

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“Roscian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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