Sotadean

adjective
So·​ta·​de·​an | \ ¦sōtə¦dēən \

Definition of Sotadean

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greek poet Sotades or his notoriously scurrilous and licentious verse

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History and Etymology for Sotadean

Latin sotadeus sotadean (from Greek sōtadeios, from Sōtadēs Sotades, 3d century b.c. Greek satirist) + English -an

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“Sotadean.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sotadean. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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