of or relating to the Arcadians or to their dialect of Ancient Greek
one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek; the dialect spoken by the Arcadians See also Attic (sense 3)
an ancient language group of eastern Greece.
. Contemporary Examples In fairness, Arcady has put this misapprehension in context. A Horror Story of True-Life Anti-Semitism in France Tracy McNicoll April 27, 2014 Historical Examples To Hermione the thin sound of the reed-flute always had suggested Arcady. The Call of the Blood Robert Smythe Hichens It was an hour in Arcady––just one hour […]
Often, arcana. a secret; mystery. a supposed great secret of nature that the alchemists sought to discover. a secret and powerful remedy. Contemporary Examples Kornacki, on the other hand, appears to be far more comfortable with the kind of arcana found in The Almanac of American Politics. Steve Kornacki, MSNBC’s Brainy Replacement for Chris Hayes, […]
Often, arcana. a secret; mystery. a supposed great secret of nature that the alchemists sought to discover. a secret and powerful remedy. secret of secrets. Historical Examples I inquired, “Why do you say one arcanum; when I came here to learn several?” The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love Emanuel Swedenborg But they too […]