Definition of Saturnalian

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Saturnalia.



Definition of Saturnalian

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to Saturnalia ¹

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Definition of Saturnalian

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saturnalian

saturation bombing
saturation current
saturation index
saturation of receptors
saturation point
saturation temperature
saturation vapor pressure
saturation vapor pressures
saturation vapour pressure
saturations
saturator
saturators
saturity
saturn
saturnalia
saturnalian (current term)
saturnalianly
saturnalias
saturnally
saturnia
saturnian
saturnic
saturnicentric
saturniid
saturniid moth
saturniids
saturnine
saturnine colic
saturnine encephalopathy
saturnine tremor

Literary usage of Saturnalian

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1. The Works of Lucian of Samosata: Complete with Exceptions Specified in the by Lucian, Henry Watson Fowler, Francis George Fowler (1905)
"H. saturnalian LETTERS / to Cronus, Greeting. I 19 I have written to you before telling you of my condition, how poverty was likely to exclude me from the ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1788)
"... to write a Dialogue, a Code of saturnalian Laws, ... In his Chrono-Solon, or Code of saturnalian Law;, it is ordained, ..."

3. A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla by Leigh Hunt (1870)
"Our third chapter contains, among other saturnalian subjects, the story of the truly ... Our fourth and fifth chapters, besides some saturnalian stories, ..."

4. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1907)
"... 41, in a list of saturnalian presents, we find in M the lines Quantum nee ... a much more appropriate gift here, as in Martial's saturnalian epigrams ..."

5. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1894)
"... professor and afterwards where no design coheres." librarian at the College Louis-le-Grand at 12. saturnalian. The Saturnalia were Paris. ..."

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