phrygian, a. [L. Phrygius, Gr. , fr. Phrygia, a country of Asia Minor.].
Phrygian mode (Mus.), one of the ancient Greek modes, very bold and vehement in style; -- so called because fabled to have been invented by the Phrygian Marsyas. Moore (Encyc. of Music). -- Phrygian stone, a light, spongy stone, resembling a pumice, -- used by the ancients in dyeing, and said to be drying and astringent.
Of or pertaining to Phrygia, or to its inhabitants. [1913 Webster]