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English definition of “Sapphic”

Sapphic

adjective uk   /ˈsæf.ɪk/ us  

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 GreecePoetry

Sapphic adjective (SEXUALITY)

literary relating to lesbians (= women who are sexually attracted to other women): Sapphic love/passionRelating to sexual preference
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