Pher|e|cra|te|an

Pher|e|cra|te|an
Pher|e|cra|te|an «FEHR uh kruh TEE uhn», adjective, noun. Ancient Prosody.
–adj.
noting or having to do with a logaoedic tripody, catalectic or acatalectic, whose first or second foot is a dactyl, the others being trochees.
–n.
a Pherecratean tripody or verse.
[< Pherecrates, a Greek comic poet of the 400's B.C. + -an]

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