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didascalic, adjective
Of the nature of a teacher or of instruction; didactic; pertaining to a teacher.

Etymology: Latin didascalic-us, Greek διδασκαλικός fit for teaching, instructive, διδάσκαλος teacher, διδάσκειν to teach

1609 R. BERNARD Faithfull Shepheard (new ed.) 42 This of some is called the Didascalike or Doctrinall part of a Sermon.
1718 M. PRIOR Solomon on Vanity in Poems Several Occasions Pref., Under what species it may be comprehended, whether didascalic or heroic, I leave to the judgment of the critics.
1813 T. BUSBY (title), Lucretius’ Nature of Things, a Didascalic Poem.
1833 E. BULWER-LYTTON Eng. & English IV. They have no toleration for the didascalic affectations in which academicians delight.
1866 Elgin & Cathedral Guide I. 110 The didascalic power of the drama

didascaly, noun
The Catalogues of the ancient Greek Dramas, with their writers, dates, etc., such as were compiled by Aristotle.

Etymology: modern < Greek διδασκαλία instruction, teaching; in plural as in quoted So modern French didascalie.

1831 T. L. PEACOCK Crotchet Castle vi. 117 Did not they give to melopoeia, choregraphy, and the sundry forms of didascalies the precedence of all other matters, civil and military?
1849 G. GROTE Hist. Greece (1862) VI. II. lxvii. 26 The first, second and third are specified in the Didaskalies or
Theatrical Records.

didascalo, verb
First-person singular present indicative form of didascalare.