polyschematist dimeter

polyschematist dimeter
noun
: a classical prosodic unit of eight syllables whose first four, middle four, or last four syllables form a choriambus with the other syllables being indeterminate as to quantity and which is considered by many to be the basic figure of all rhythms of the aeolic class

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  • Aeolic — noun the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis • Syn: ↑Aeolic dialect, ↑Eolic • Hypernyms: ↑Ancient Greek * * * I. ēˈälik adjective Usage: usually capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

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