melic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding verse that is meant to be sung, specially Greek lyric verse of this seventh to fifth century B.C.
    • Of or pertaining to Greek lyric verse
  • noun:
    • Any of numerous grasses, regarding the genus Melica, from north temperate regions
    • A plant of the genus Melica.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to song; lyric; tuneful.
    • with respect to song; intended to be sung: used specifically toward more fancy as a type of Greek lyric poetry, as distinguished from iambic and elegiac poetry.

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