theoric

noun
the·​o·​ric | \ˈthēərik\
variants: or theorique \ˌthēəˈrēk \
plural -s

Definition of theoric 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 archaic : speculation, theory sometimes used in plural

2 : a device used in early modern astronomy for calculating positions of bodies

theoric

adjective
the·​or·​ic | \thēˈȯrik, -ˈärik\
variants: or theorical \-​rə̇kəl \

Definition of theoric (Entry 2 of 2)

1 obsolete : theoretical

2 [ Greek theōria act of viewing + English -ic ] : of or relating to an ancient Greek public spectacle

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Other Words from theoric

Adjective

theorically \-​rə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for theoric

Noun

Middle English theorique, from Middle French, from Late Latin theorice, from feminine of theoricus

Adjective

Middle French theorique, from Late Latin theoricus, from theoria theory + Latin -icus -ic, -ical

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