adjective see dipody

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  • dipodic — (ˈ)dī|pädik adjective Etymology: dipody + ic : of, relating to, or composed of a dipody or dipodies a dipodic verse poem … with dipodic instead of short feet Evelyn H. Scholl * * * dipodic, a. (daɪˈpɒdɪk) [f. Gr. διποδ (see dipody …   Useful english dictionary

  • dipodic — adjective Consisting of two metrical feet …   Wiktionary

  • dipodic — di·pod·ic …   English syllables

  • œdipodic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dipody — dipodic /duy pod ik/, adj. /dip euh dee/, n., pl. dipodies. Pros. a group of two feet, esp., in accentual verse, in which one of the two accented syllables bears primary stress and the other bears secondary stress. [1835 45; < LL dipodia < Gk:… …   Universalium

  • dipody — noun (plural dies) Etymology: Late Latin dipodia, from Greek, from dipod , dipous having two feet, from di + pod , pous Date: circa 1844 a prosodic unit or measure of two feet • dipodic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • meter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rhythm, cadence, lilt; gauge. See poetry, measurement. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. measure, rhythm, verse, metrical feet, quantitative feet, syllabic groups, metrical structure, metrical pattern, common… …   English dictionary for students

  • poetic — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. poetical, lyric, lyrical, metrical, idyllic, rhythmical, tuneful, melodious, epodic, elegiac, odic, epic, epical, Romantic, dramatic, iambic, dactylic, spondaic, trochaic, anapestic, Heliconian, Parnassian, Pierian,… …   English dictionary for students

  • dipody — [dip′ə dē] n. pl. dipodies [LL dipodia < Gr < di , twice + pous (gen. podos), FOOT] Prosody a metrical unit consisting of two feet dipodic [dī päd′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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