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1Doric

adjective Dor·ic \ˈdr-ik, ˈdär-\

Definition of DORIC

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Dorians
2
:  belonging to the oldest and simplest Greek architectural order — see order illustration
3
:  of, relating to, or constituting Doric

First Known Use of DORIC

1569

Other Architecture Terms

buttress, casita, cornice, fanlight, garret, lintel, parapet, pilaster, plinth

Rhymes with DORIC

2Doric

noun

Definition of DORIC

:  a dialect of ancient Greek spoken especially in the Peloponnisos, Crete, Sicily, and southern Italy

First Known Use of DORIC

1602

Other Language Terms

cognate, collocation, homonym

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