Pindaric

[ pin-dar-ik ]
/ pɪnˈdær ɪk /
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adjective

of, relating to, or in the style of Pindar.
of elaborate form and metrical structure, as an ode or verse.

noun

Origin of Pindaric

1630–40; < Latin Pindaricus < Greek Pindarikós. See Pindar, -ic
Related formsPin·dar·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Pindaric

/ (pɪnˈdærɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or resembling the style of Pindar
prosody having a complex metrical structure, either regular or irregular

noun

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Word Origin and History for pindaric

Pindaric


adj.

1630s, pertaining to or in the style of Pindar, from Latin Pindaricus, from Greek Pindaros, Greek lyric poet (c.522-443 B.C.E.).

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