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Definition of the adjective orphic
What does orphic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- ascribed to Orpheus or characteristic of ideas in works ascribed to Orpheus
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
- having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
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Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
ORPHIC HYMN “Emperor Marcus Aurelius bathed in saffron water, because it beautified the skin and supposedly also increased male potency. The celebration halls were adorned with crocuses as an auspicious sign for the orgy that the ...
A Classical Dictionary (1872)
by Charles Anthon
The Orphic worshippers of Bacchus did not indulge in unrestrained pleasuro and frantic enthusiasm, but rather aimed at an ascetic purity of life and manners. The consequence, therefore, would seem to have been, that these two systems, the ...
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Scrabble value of O1R1P3H4I1C3
The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ORPHIC
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