Definitions for maecenasmiˈsi nəs, maɪ-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word maecenas
A generous benefactor; specifically, a patron of literature or art.
Origin: From mecenas, and its source, Maecenas, from the name of , Roman statesman and patron of Horace and Virgil.
Translations for maecenas
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Find a translation for the maecenas definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
Are we missing a good definition for maecenas? Don't keep it to yourself...
The Web's Largest Resource for
Definitions & Translations
A Member Of The STANDS4 Network
Nearby & related entries:
Alternative searches for maecenas:
Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.