Pindaric

adjective
Pin·dar·ic | \ pin-ˈder-ik , -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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