Origin of allegorical
Examples from the Web for allegoric
It comes, not in the crash of Sinai's thunders with the rockings of a riven sphere, as in the allegoric stories of a puerile past.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
In exalted poetry the allegoric, lyric, epic and dramatic seem to be blended.
The metamorphoses of ancient mythology are founded on this principle, are allegoric.
And from their present residence and recent history, to run back, by a few sentences, into purely fabulous and allegoric periods.
Love and war have much in common, a truth perhaps embodied in the allegoric loves of Mars and Venus.
British Dictionary definitions for allegoric
Word Origin and History for allegoric
1520s, from French allégorique, from Latin allegoricus, from Greek allegorikos (see allegory). Earlier form was allegoric (late 14c.). Related: Allegorically.