Definition of melic in English:

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melic

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛlɪk/

adjective

(Of an ancient Greek lyric poem) meant to be sung.
Example sentences
  • Although the metre and dialect are Dorian, the poems breathe the spirit of Aeolian melic poetry.

Origin

Late 17th century: via Latin from Greek melikos, from melos 'song'.

Words that rhyme with melic

angelic, archangelic, evangelic, melick, philatelic, psychedelic, relic

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