Orphic

Orphic

[awr-fik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Orpheus.
2.
resembling the music attributed to Orpheus; entrancing.
3.
pertaining to a religious or philosophical school maintaining a form of the cult of Dionysus, or Bacchus, ascribed to Orpheus as founder: Orphic mysteries.
4.
(often lowercase) mystic; oracular.

Origin:
1670–80; < Greek Orphikós (cognate with Latin Orphicus), equivalent to Orph(eús) Orpheus + -ikos -ic

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Orphic (ˈɔːfɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Orpheus or Orphism
2.  (sometimes not capital) mystical or occult
 
'Orphically
 
adv

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Orphic
1678, from Gk. orphikos "pertaining to Orpheus," master musician of Thrace, son of Eagrus and Calliope, husband of Eurydice, whose name (of unknown origin) was associated with mystic doctrines.
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