Definition of Pre-Raphael in English:

Pre-Raphael

adjective

  • Of a painter or painting: previous to Raphael; dating from before the time of Raphael.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Germ. From pre- + Raphael, English form of the forename of RaffaelloSanzio (also Raffaele, RaffaelloSanti; 1483–1520), Italian painter and architect.

Pronunciation

Pre-Raphael

/ˌpriːˈrafeɪ(ə)l//ˌpriːˈrafʌɪɛl/