Definition of Doric adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɒrɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrɪk//
, NAmE//ˈdɑːrɪk//
[usually before noun] (architecture) Architectural styles
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used to describe the oldest style of architecture in ancient Greece that has thick plain columns and no decoration at the top a Doric column/temple See related entries: Architectural styles Word Originvia Latin from Greek Dōrikos, from Dōrios ‘of Doris’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Doric