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ὀρχ-ηστικός , ή, όν,
A.of or fit for dancing, of the trochaic verse, “τετραμέτρῳ ἐχρῶντο διὰ τὸ σατυρικὴν καὶ -ωτέραν εἶναι τὴν ποίησινArist.Po.1449a23 ; . [μέτρον] ib.1460a1 ; “. μέλοςId.Fr.583 ; “σχήματαAth.1.21e ; of persons, good at dancing, Gal.6.158, Ptol.Tetr.64 ; -κὴ τέχνη the art of dancing, Pl.Lg.816a, etc.; “εἰς -κὸν συνεκπίπτοντεςLongin.41.1.
II. pantomimic, Luc.Salt.31.—ὀρχηστρικός is perh. f.l. for ὀρχηστικός in Theopomp.Hist.III(a).
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    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1449a.23
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1460a.1
    • Plato, Laws, 816a
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 31
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 64
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