choric

[kawr-ik, kohr-]

Origin of choric

1810–20; < Late Latin choricus < Greek chorikós, equivalent to chor(ós) chorus + -ikos -ic
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choric

adjective
  1. of, like, for, or in the manner of a chorus, esp of singing, dancing, or the speaking of verse
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Word Origin and History for choric
adj.

1749, from Latin choricus, from Greek khorikos, from khoros (see chorus).

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