What part-of-speech is "socratic"?

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What part-of-speech is "socratic"?

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I was reviewing a book and made the following statement:
The Pastor tries to employ socratic midwifery to challenge the confounded sexual perception held again the opposite sex by young people.

Implication:
If socratic is a proper noun, then it is capitalizeitalize
If it is an adjective, it should be in a small case assuming.

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I had to look this one up:

Socratic is an adjective, but it needs to be capitalized as if it were a proper noun like with nationalities. American, for instance, is an adjective, but it must be capitalized.

Example:
I think I will order American food tonight.

Today, we will be doing a Socratic dialogue in class.

I hope that helps!
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