irenic


ire·nic

adjective \ī-ˈre-nik, -ˈrē-\

Definition of IRENIC

:  favoring, conducive to, or operating toward peace, moderation, or conciliation
ire·ni·cal·ly \-ˈre-ni-k(ə-)lē, -ˈrē-\ adverb

Origin of IRENIC

Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace
First Known Use: circa 1864

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