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melic

Syllabification: mel·ic
Pronunciation: /ˈmelik
 
/

Definition of melic in English:

adjective

(Of a poem, especially an ancient Greek lyric) 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'.

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