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Delphic

[del-fik] /ˈdɛl fɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Delphi.
2.
of or pertaining to Apollo, or to his temples or oracles.
3.
(often lowercase) oracular; obscure; ambiguous:
She was known for her Delphic pronouncements.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin Delphicus < Greek Delphikós, equivalent to Delph() Delphi + -ikos -ic
Related forms
delphically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for Delphic

Delphic

/ˈdɛlfɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Delphi or its oracle or temple
2.
obscure or ambiguous
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Word Origin and History for Delphic
adj.

1590s, from Latin Delphicus, from Greek Delphikos, from Delphi (see Delphi).

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