MEANING: adjective: Obscure or ambiguous.

ETYMOLOGY: After Delphi, a city in ancient Greece, near Mount Parnassus. Delphi the seat of the oracle of Apollo in Greek mythology. The Oracle at Delphi was known for her ambiguous prophecies that were open to various interpretations. Earliest documented use: 1567.

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DELPH-ICE - a sweet cold dessert popular in ancient Greece

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