bellic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin bellicus.

Adjective[edit]

bellic (comparative more bellic, superlative most bellic)

  1. (obsolete) warlike; martial
    • Owen Feltham
      The bellic Caesar, as Suetonius tells us, was noted for singularity in his apparel, and did not content himself without adding something to his senator's purple robe.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bellic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)