pindarically

Pindaric

[pin-dar-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or in the style of Pindar.
2.
of elaborate form and metrical structure, as an ode or verse.
noun

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin Pindaricus < Greek Pindarikós. See Pindar, -ic

Pindarically, adverb
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Pindaric (pɪnˈdærɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or resembling the style of Pindar
2.  prosody having a complex metrical structure, either regular or irregular
 
n
3.  See Pindaric ode

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Pindaric
1640, pertaining to or in the style of Pindar, from Gk. Pindaros, Gk. lyric poet (c.522-443 B.C.E.).
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