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Doric

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to the Dorians, esp. the Spartans, or their dialect of Ancient Greek  
2    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       composite       4       Corinthian       Tuscan  
3    sometimes not cap   rustic  
      n  
4    one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in the Peloponnese  
5    any rural dialect of English, esp. a Scots one  
   Compare       Aeolic       Arcadic       Ionic  
  
See also  
    Attic       3  
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dornick, Doris, dor, doronicum

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