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delphic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delphic  \Del"phic\,  a.  [L.  Delphicus,  fr  Gr  Delfiko`s,  fr 
  Delfoi`,  L.  Delphi,  a  town  of  Phocis,  in  Greece,  now  Kastri.] 
  (Gr.  Antiq.) 
  1.  Of  or  relating  to  Delphi,  or  to  the  famous  oracle  of  that 
  place 
 
  2.  Ambiguous;  mysterious.  ``If  he  is  silent  or  delphic.'' 
  --New  York  Times. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Delphic 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  Delphi  or  to  the  oracles  of  Apollo  at 
  Delphi;  "Delphic  oracle"  [syn:  {Delphic},  {Delphian}] 
  2:  obscurely  prophetic;  "Delphic  pronouncements";  "an  oracular 
  message"  [syn:  {Delphic},  {oracular}] 




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