from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ancient prosody, a tetrasyllabic foot, in which the first and last syllables are short and the middle syllables long, as Clytēmnēstră. It is a combination of an iambus and a trochee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Pros.) A foot of four syllables, the first and fourth short, and the second and third long (#).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
metrical footcomposed of an iambusand a trochee
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