Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the Roman emperor Nero (54–68 a. d.), or to his reign; characteristic of or resembling Nero; grossly cruel and tyrannical.

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  • Moreover, there is nothing neronian about the protagonists '(both the narrator and his brother are botanist-philosophers) devotion to intellectual pursuits.

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