WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
ru•nic  (ro̅o̅nik),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. consisting of or set down in runes:runic inscriptions.
  2. having some secret or mysterious meaning:runic rhyme.
  3. Archaeology, Fine Art(of ornamental knots, figures, etc.) of an interlaced form seen on ancient monuments, metalwork, etc., of the northern European peoples.
  4. Literatureof the ancient Scandinavian class or type, as literature or poetry.
  • rune1 + -ic 1655–65

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