from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Greek comic poet Cratinus, who lived about 520-423 b. c.: as, Cratinean verse or meter.
  • n. A logaœdic meter frequent in Greek comedy, composed of a first Glyconic and a trochaic tetrapody catalectic, the first foot of the latter being treated like a basis—that is, having both syllables common: thus
  • n. See Eupolidean, n.


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