Definition for HIS-TRI-ON'IC, or HIS-TRI-ON'IC-AL

HIS-TRI-ON'IC, or HIS-TRI-ON'IC-AL, a. [L. histrionicus, from histrio, a buffoon, an actor, or stage-player.]

Pertaining to a buffoon or comedian, or to a pantomime, who represents events or characters by gestures and dancing; belonging to stage-playing; befitting a theater; theatrical. Johnson. Encyc.

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