- of James I of England
- of the period in England when he was king (1603-25)
Origin of Jacobeanfrom Modern Latin Jacobaeus from Jacobus, Classical Latin form of the name of James I (see jack) + -an
a poet or other person of this period
Of or having to do with the reign of James I of England or his times.
A prominent figure during this period.
Origin of JacobeanFrom New Latin Iacobaeus from Late Latin Iacōbus, Iacobus James, Jacob ; see Jacob .
(comparative more jacobean, superlative most jacobean)
- Alternative spelling of Jacobean.