Pindaric ode

Pindaric ode
noun
an ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units
Syn: ↑Pindaric
Hypernyms: ↑ode

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Pros.
an ode consisting of several units, each of which is composed of a strophe and an antistrophe of identical form followed by a contrasting epode. Also called regular ode.
[1630-40]

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Pindaric ode,
an ode or other form of verse with an elaborate or irregular metrical structure.

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