Orphic definition

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Capable of casting a charm or spell; entrancing.
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(greek mythology) Of or ascribed to Orpheus.

The Orphic poems; Orphic mysteries.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of the dogmas, mysteries, and philosophical principles set forth in the poems ascribed to Orpheus.
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Mystic or occult.
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Of or characteristic of Orpheus or the mystic doctrines and rites in worship of Dionysus ascribed to him.
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Like the music attributed to Orpheus; entrancing.
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Mystic; occult; oracular.
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Origin of orphic

  • Greek Orphikos from Orpheus Orpheus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition