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Of, associated with, or characteristic of Aelfric, his writings, or his language.
Late 19th century. From the name of Aelfric, Aelfric (Old English Aelfric) (950–1010), abbot of Eynsham (Oxfordshire, England), grammarian, homilist, and translator + -ian.
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