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The literary style characteristic of Marini, marked by extravagant imagery and wordplay, fashionable in 17th-cent. Italy.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Pall Mall Gazette. From the name of Giovanni Battista Marini, Italian poet + -ism, probably after Italian marinismo or French marinisme.
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