(a.) Pertaining to Doris, in ancient Greece, or to the Dorians; as, the Doric dialect.
(a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the oldest and simplest of the three orders of architecture used by the Greeks, but ranked as second of the five orders adopted by the Romans. See Abacus, Capital, Order.
(a.) Of or relating to one of the ancient Greek musical modes or keys. Its character was adapted both to religions occasions and to war.
(n.) A yellow or brownish red dyestuff obtained by the action of bromine on fluorescein, and named from the fine rose-red which it imparts to silk. It is also used for making a fine red ink. Its solution is fluorescent.