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Or•phic



Pronunciation: (ôr'fik), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to Orpheus.
2. resembling the music attributed to Orpheus; entrancing.
3. pertaining to a religious or philosophical school maintaining a form of the cult of Dionysus, or Bacchus, ascribed to Orpheus as founder: Orphic mysteries.
4. (often l.c.) mystic; oracular.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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