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Of or relating to verse that is intended to be sung, especially Greek lyric verse of the seventh to fifth century bc.

[Greek melikos, from melos, song.]


(Poetry) (of poetry, esp ancient Greek lyric poems) intended to be sung
[C17: via Latin from Greek melikos, from melos song]


(ˈmɛl ɪk)

1. of or pertaining to song.
2. of or pertaining to an elaborate form of Greek lyric poetry of the 7th and 6th centuries b.c.
[1690–1700; < Greek melikós=mél(os) limb, song + -ikos -ic]
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The dithyramb is a genre of Greek "choral lyric or melic poetry performed in honor of Dionysus.
Regarding the invertebrates, there are reports of predation by coleopterans, chilopods, solpugids, others scorpions and spiders (Cloudsley-Thompson, 1960; Williams, 1966; Cloudsley-Thompson, 1977; Punzo, 1998; McCormick and Polis, 1990; Melic, 2000).
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about which a false image has been created based on myths and legends that are socially transmitted (Davey, 1994; Melic, 2002).
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Perhaps she could have incorporated a richer bibliography of critical theory to include more studies of direct address, apostrophe, the psalms themselves, popular hymns, and melic verse in general.