oneiric

[ oh-nahy-rik ]
/ oʊˈnaɪ rɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to dreams.

Nearby words

  1. onega bay,
  2. onega, lake,
  3. oneida,
  4. oneida community,
  5. oneida lake,
  6. oneirism,
  7. oneiro-,
  8. oneirocritic,
  9. oneirocritical,
  10. oneirocriticism

Origin of oneiric

1855–60; < Greek óneir(os) dream + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for oneiric

oneiric

/ (əʊˈnaɪərɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to dreams
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Word Origin and History for oneiric

oneiric

adj.

1859, from Greek oneiros "a dream" (see oneiro-) + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for oneiric

oneiric

[ ō-nīrĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or suggestive of dreams.
Of, relating to, or characterizing the clinical state of oneirophrenia.

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