didascalic

adjective di·das·cal·ic \ ¦dīˌda¦skalik , -īdə¦- , ¦didə¦- \

Definition of didascalic

1 archaic : intended to teach (something, such as a moral lesson) : moralistic, didactic
2 : of, relating to, or contained in a didascaly

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Origin and Etymology of didascalic

Late Latin didascalicus, from Greek didaskalikos, from didaskalos teacher (from didaskein to teach) + -ikos -ic


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