Baconian(redirected from Baconians)
Related to Baconians: Baconian theory
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the works or thought of the philosopher Francis Bacon.
1. A follower of the doctrines of Francis Bacon.
2. One who believes in the Baconian theory.
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(Philosophy) of or relating to Francis Bacon, the philosopher, or to his inductive method of reasoning
1. (Philosophy) a follower of Bacon's philosophy
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Movements) someone who believes that plays attributed to Shakespeare were written by Bacon
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Ba•co•ni•an(beɪˈkoʊ ni ən)
1. pertaining to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines.
2. designating the theory that attributes the authorship of Shakespeare's works to Francis Bacon.n.
3. an adherent of Baconian philosophy or the Baconian theory.
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