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Spen•se•ri•an  (spen sērē ən),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Poetryof or characteristic of Spenser or his work.

n. 
  1. Poetryan imitator of Spenser.
  2. PoetrySee  Spenserian stanza. 
  3. Poetryverse in Spenserian stanzas.
  • Spenser + -ian 1810–20


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Spenserian /spɛnˈsɪərɪən/ adj
  1. relating to, in the style of, or characteristic of Edmund Spenser, the English poet (?1552–99), or his poetry
n
  1. a student or imitator of Edmund Spenser



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