Definition of Asaphic
: of or relating to Asaph, chief musician of the sanctuary in the time of David, or to the hereditary musical guild founded by him Asaphic psalms
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Origin and Etymology of asaphic
Asaph, 10th century b.c. Levite and musician mentioned in 1 Chronicles 16:5, 25:1–2 + English -ic
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