From French cornélien.
Cornelian (comparative more Cornelian, superlative most Cornelian)
- Pertaining to Pierre Corneille, or characteristic of his tragedies
- 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 8,
- Nick tried for a while to talk to Emile about scrap metal, which tested his Cornelian French to the limits […]