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theoric

noun the·o·ric \ˈthēərik\
variants: or

theorique

\ˌthēəˈrēk\

Definition of theoric

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  speculation, theory —sometimes used in plural

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

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Origin and Etymology of theoric

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


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theoric

adjective the·or·ic \thēˈȯrik, -ˈärik\
variants: or

theorical

\-rə̇kəl\

Definition of theoric

  1. 1 obsolete :  theoretical

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

theorically

\-rə̇k(ə)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of theoric

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


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