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tribrach

noun tri·brach \ˈtrī-ˌbrak\

Definition of TRIBRACH

:  a metrical foot of three short syllables of which two belong to the thesis and one to the arsis
tri·brach·ic \trī-ˈbra-kik\ adjective

Origin of TRIBRACH

Latin tribrachys, from Greek, having three short syllables, from tri- + brachys short — more at brief
First Known Use: 1589

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