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Doric

adjective Dor·ic \ ˈdȯr-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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Doric

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

in the meaning defined above

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