Phryg"i*an (?), a. [L. Phrygius, Gr. , fr. Phrygia, a country of Asia Minor.]

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. Moore (Encyc. of Music). -- Phrygian stone, a light, spongy stone, resembling a pumice, -- used by the ancients in dyeing, and said to be drying and astringent.


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Phryg"i*an, n.


A native or inhabitant of Phrygia.

2. Eccl. Hist.

A Montanist.


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