Delphic

[ del-fik ]
/ ˈdɛl fɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to Delphi.
of or relating to Apollo, or to his temples or oracles.
(often lowercase) oracular; obscure; ambiguous: She was known for her Delphic pronouncements.

Origin of Delphic

1590–1600; < Latin Delphicus < Greek Delphikós, equivalent to Delph(oí) Delphi + -ikos -ic
Related formsdel·phi·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for delphic

Delphic

Delphian

/ (ˈdɛlfɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to Delphi or its oracle or temple
obscure or ambiguous
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Word Origin and History for delphic

Delphic


adj.

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

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