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Pin·dar

 (pĭn′dər) 522?-443? bc.
Greek lyric poet remembered especially for his odes celebrating victorious athletes.

Pin·dar′ic (-dăr′ĭk) adj.

Pindaric

(pɪnˈdærɪk)
adj
1. (Poetry) of, relating to, or resembling the style of Pindar
2. (Poetry) prosody having a complex metrical structure, either regular or irregular
n
(Poetry) See Pindaric ode

Pin•dar•ic

(pɪnˈdær ɪk)

adj.
1. of or in the style of Pindar.
2. of elaborate form and metrical structure, as an ode or verse.
n.
[1630–40; < Latin Pindaricus < Greek Pindarikós. See Pindar, -ic]
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Noun1.Pindaric - an ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units
ode - a lyric poem with complex stanza forms
Translations

Pindaric

[pɪnˈdærɪk] ADJpindárico
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From the collection as a whole emerges a new protagonist, to be celebrated in the novel Pindarics of a Cowley, as Joshua Scodel argues: the heroic entrepreneur, be he traveler, philosopher, merchant, experimentalist, or, indeed, the poet himself, for the first time evaluating poetry as a trade, or seeking to establish copyright in a newly-commercialized theater (see Paulina Kewes on "Plays as Property, 1660-1710).
The first ode of Book Three he does in Pindarics, a noble measure that has been in abeyance since Edward Lear wrote "The Dong with a Luminous Nose.
Revard details the complex intertextual and contextual appropriation of meaning by Abraham Cowley in his responses to Aphra Behn and Katherine Philips's pindarics.