Definition of Petronian in US English:

Petronian

adjective

  • Of, relating or belonging to, or characteristic of Petronius or the style or subject matter of his writings.

Origin

Early 18th century. From the name of Gaius Petronius (known as Petronius Arbiter), Roman author (died a.d. 66) + -an.

Pronunciation

Petronian

/pɪˈtrəʊnɪən/