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acatalectic

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adjective acat·a·lec·tic \(ˌ)ā-ˌka-tə-ˈlek-tik\

Definition of acatalectic

  1. :  not catalectic <acatalectic verse>

acatalectic noun


Origin of acatalectic

Late Latin acatalecticus, from acatalectus, from Greek akatalēktos, from a- + katalēgein to leave off — more at catalectic


First Known Use: 1589


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