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Sapphic

adjective uk   us   /ˈsæf.ɪk/

Sapphic adjective (POETRY)

specialized literature relating to a type of poetry with four lines that is similar to the poetry of Sappho, a poet in ancient Greece

Sapphic adjective (SEXUALITY)

literary relating to lesbians (= women who are sexually attracted to other women): Sapphic love/passion
Translations of “Sapphic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 詩歌, 薩福詩體的,薩福體長詩的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诗歌, 萨福诗体的,萨福体长诗的…
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