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Noun: enigmatic canon  ,e-nig'ma-tik 'ka-nun
  1. A canon in which the entrances of successive parts were indicated by cryptic symbols and devices (popular in the 15th and 16th centuries)
    - enigma canon, enigmatical canon, riddle canon

Derived forms: enigmatic canons

Type of: canon