Theocritean

adjective
The·​oc·​ri·​te·​an | \ thē¦äkrə¦tēən \
variants: or less commonly Theocritan \ thēˈäkrətən \

Definition of Theocritean

: of, relating to, or in the manner of the poet Theocritus : idyllic, pastoral, bucolic a Theocritean idyl Theocritean simplicity

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History and Etymology for Theocritean

Theocritus, 3d century b.c. Greek pastoral poet + English -ean, -an

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“Theocritean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Theocritean. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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