Di*dac"tic (?), Di*dac"tic*al (?), a. [Gr. , fr. to teach; akin to L. docere to teach: cf. F. didactique. See Docile.]
Fitted or intended to teach; conveying instruction; preceptive; instructive; teaching some moral lesson; as, didactic essays.
The finest didactic poem in any language.
© Webster 1913.