Pindaric

adjective
Pin·​dar·​ic | \ pin-ˈder-ik How to pronounce Pindaric (audio) , -ˈda-rik \

Definition of Pindaric

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to the poet Pindar
2 : written in the manner or style characteristic of Pindar

Pindaric

noun

Definition of Pindaric (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a Pindaric ode
2 Pindarics plural : loose irregular verses similar to those used in Pindaric odes

First Known Use of Pindaric

Adjective

1640, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1667, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Pindaric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pindaric. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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