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.

"Didactical writings."

Jer. Taylor.

The finest didactic poem in any language. Macaulay.


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