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Beer word of the day

By Joe Ruvel · April 6th, 2009 · No Comments

ciceronian

PRONUNCIATION:

(sis-uh-RO-nee-uhn) 

MEANING:

adjective: In the style of Cicero, marked by ornate language, expansive flow, forcefulness of expression, etc.

ETYMOLOGY:

After Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman statesman, orator, and writer (106-43 BCE). Another eponym derived from Cicero’s name is cicerone (a tour guide).

Joe Says: “Go forth and become a Cicerone!”

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