Definitions for orphismˈɔr fɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Or•phismˈɔr fɪz əm(n.)
a Greek religious movement of the 6th to 5th centuries b.c. whose mystic beliefs were expounded in poems allegedly written by Orpheus.
Origin of Orphism:
A religious movement in antiquity, supposed to have been founded by Orpheus.
A minor Cubist art movement focusing on pure abstraction and bright colours.
Origin: ; art sense coined by .