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trochaic

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adjective tro·cha·ic \trō-ˈkā-ik\

Definition of trochaic

  1. :  of, relating to, or consisting of trochees

trochaic noun


Origin of trochaic

Middle French trochaïque, from Latin trochaicus, from Greek trochaikos, from trochaios trochee


First Known Use: 1589


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