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theoric

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

Definition of theoric

plural -s
1 archaic : speculation, theory sometimes used in plural
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 obsolete : theoretical
2
[Greek theōria act of viewing + English -ic]
: of or relating to an ancient Greek public spectacle

theorically

\-rə̇k(ə)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of theoric

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


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