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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Delphic mean? 

DELPHIC (adjective)
  The adjective DELPHIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to Delphi or to the oracles of Apollo at Delphi
2. obscurely prophetic

  Familiarity information: DELPHIC used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DELPHIC (adjective)

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Of or relating to Delphi or to the oracles of Apollo at Delphi

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


Delphian; Delphic

Context example:

Delphic oracle


Delphi (an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi)

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Obscurely prophetic


Delphic; oracular

Context examples:

Delphic pronouncements / an oracular message


prophetic; prophetical (foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention)

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