Samsonian

adjective
Sam·​so·​ni·​an | \ sam(p)-ˈsō-nē-ən How to pronounce Samsonian (audio) \

Definition of Samsonian

: of heroic strength or proportions : mighty

First Known Use of Samsonian

circa 1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Samsonian

Samson

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The first known use of Samsonian was circa 1623

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“Samsonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Samsonian. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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