adjective drom·ic \ˈdrämik\
variants: less commonly



Definition of dromic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or in the form of a racecourse

  2. 2 [Middle Greek dromikos, from Greek] architecture :  having a long and narrow ground plan

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Origin and Etymology of dromic

dromic from Greek dromikos, from dromos course, racecourse, running + -ikos -ic; dromical from dromic + -al

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