Phrygian

Definition of Phrygian

Phryg´i`an
a.1.Of or pertaining to Phrygia, or to its inhabitants.
Phrygian mode
(Mus.) one of the ancient Greek modes, very bold and vehement in style; - so called because fabled to have been invented by the Phrygian Marsyas.
Phrygian stone
a light, spongy stone, resembling a pumice, - used by the ancients in dyeing, and said to be drying and astringent.
- Moore (Encyc. of Music).
n.1.A native or inhabitant of Phrygia.
2.(Eccl. Hist.) A Montanist.

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Colossian, denizen, dweller, indweller, inhabitant
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