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Definition of Delphic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1relating to the ancient Greek oracle at Delphi (= the place where people went to ask the gods for advice or information about the future)
  2. 2delphic (formal) with a meaning that is deliberately hidden or difficult to understand a delphic utterance
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Delphic