melic

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adjective mel·ic \ˈme-lik\

Definition of melic

  1. :  of or relating to song :  lyric; especially :  of or relating to Greek lyric poetry of the seventh and sixth centuries b.c.

Origin and Etymology of melic

Latin melicus, from Greek melikos, from melos song — more at melody


First Known Use: 1699


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the point at which something begins

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