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Homeric

[hoh-mer-ik] /hoʊˈmɛr ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or suggestive of Homer or his poetry.
2.
of heroic dimensions; grand; imposing:
Homeric feats of exploration.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < Latin Homēricus < Greek Homērikós, equivalent to Hómēr(os) Homer + -ikos -ic
Related forms
Homerically, adverb
non-Homeric, adjective
post-Homeric, adjective
pre-Homeric, adjective
pseudo-Homeric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Homeric

Homeric

/həʊˈmɛrɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling Homer or his poems
2.
imposing or heroic
3.
of or relating to the archaic form of Greek used by Homer See epic
Derived Forms
Homerically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for Homeric
adj.

1771, from Homer + -ic. Homerical is from 1670s. Cf. Latin Homericus, Greek Homerikos.

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