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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