Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anc. Gr. pros.: Having or characterized by a difference of more than one between the number of times or moræ in the thesis and that in the arsis: as, a dochmiac foot; dochmiac rhythm.
  • Consisting of dochmii: as, a dochmiac verse, trimeter, strophe.
  • noun In ancient Greek prosody, a verse or series composed of dochmii.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Pros.) Pertaining to, or containing, the dochmius.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective poetry Pertaining to, or containing, the dochmius.

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