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Of, relating to, or characteristic of Aeschylus, the Athenian tragic poet, or his works, style, etc.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in New Review. From classical Latin Aeschyleus of, or belonging to, Aeschylus (from Aeschylus (ancient Greek Αἰσχύλος), the name of an Athenian tragic poet (525–456 B.C.) + -eus: see -eous) + -an.
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