Definition of Petrarch in English:

Petrarch

proper noun

  • (1304–74), Italian poet; Italian name Francesco Petrarca. His reputation is chiefly based on the "Canzoniere" (c.1351–53), a sonnet sequence in praise of a woman he calls Laura. He was also an important figure in the rediscovery of Greek and Latin literature.

Pronunciation:

Petrarch

/ˈpeträrk/