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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to bodily movements or gestures, especially in dancing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
  • adj. Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
  • adj. Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures; -- said especially with reference to dancing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to gests; legendary; romantic.
  • Pertaining to action or motion, specifically to dancing: as, “the gestic art,”

Etymologies

From obsolete gest, bearing, from French geste, from Old French, from Latin gestus; see gesture.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
gest +‎ -ic. See gest a deed, gesture. (Wiktionary)

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