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Doric

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adjective Dor·ic \ˈdȯr-ik, ˈdär-\

Definition of Doric

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Dorians

  2. 2 :  belonging to the oldest and simplest Greek architectural order — see order illustration

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or constituting Doric



1569

First Known Use of doric

1569

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Doric

noun Dor·ic

Definition of Doric

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



1602

First Known Use of doric

1602

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