Cornelian

See also: cornelian

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EtymologyEdit

From French cornélien.

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Cornelian ‎(comparative more Cornelian, superlative most Cornelian)

  1. Pertaining to Pierre Corneille, or characteristic of his tragedies
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 8,
      Nick tried for a while to talk to Emile about scrap metal, which tested his Cornelian French to the limits []

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