from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to dancing or the art of rhythmical movement of the body; regulating or regulated by dancing: as, the orchestic arts.
- n. The art of dancing; especially, among the ancient Greeks, the art which uses the rhythmical movements of the human body as a means of scenic expression: also used in the plural with the same meaning as in the singular.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
We do not know precisely what this famous orchestic was, for no example of it has come down to us in intelligible form.
By orchestic they meant an apparatus of mystical dancing or posturing and marching and certain gestures.