from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ancient prosody, a verse consisting of two penthemimeres, or groups of five half-feet (two and a half feet) each: as, for example, a line composed of a dactylic pentameter and an iambic monometer hypercatalectic
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