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A dialect of ancient Greek spoken in the Peloponnesus, Crete, certain of the Aegean Islands, Sicily, and southern Italy.
1. Of, relating to, characteristic of, or designating Doric.
2. Architecture Of or relating to the Doric order.
[Latin Dōricus, from Greek Dōrikos, from Dōris, Doris.]
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1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Dorians, esp the Spartans, or their dialect of Ancient Greek
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Dorians, esp the Spartans, or their dialect of Ancient Greek
3. (Architecture) of, denoting, or relating to one of the five classical orders of architecture: characterized by a column having no base, a heavy fluted shaft, and a capital consisting of an ovolo moulding beneath a square abacus. See also Ionic, composite4, Corinthian, Tuscan
4. (sometimes not capital) rustic
5. (Languages) one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in the Peloponnese. Compare Aeolic, Arcadic, Ionic See also Attic3
6. (Languages) any rural dialect, esp that spoken in the northeast of Scotland
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Dor•ic(ˈdɔr ɪk, ˈdɒr-)
1. of or designating one of the five classical orders of architecture, characterized typically by a fluted column having as a capital a convex circular molding, or echinus, supporting a square slab, or abacus.
3. a dialect of ancient Greek spoken in the S and E Peloponnesus and eastward from Crete through the islands of the S Aegean Sea to SW Asia Minor.
4. rustic English speech.
[1555–65; < Latin Dōricus < Greek Dōrikós Dorian]
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|Noun||1.||Doric - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris|
Ancient Greek - the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
|Adj.||1.||doric - of or pertaining to the Doric style of architecture|
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Doric[ˈdɒrɪk] ADJ (Archit) → dórico
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adj (Archit) → dorisch
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