from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Orpheus, the mythic poet and musician.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Orpheus, a legendary poet and musician of ancient Greece; hence, melodious: as, Orphean strains.
  • In ornithology, singing sweetly; melodious: specifically applied to a warbler, Sylvia orphea.


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