Hipponactean

adjective
Hip·po·nac·te·an | \¦hipəˌnak¦tēən, -¦naktē-\

Definition of Hipponactean 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Hipponax or to the verse forms ascribed to him specifically : choliambic

Hipponactean

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Hipponactean (Entry 2 of 2)

: a Hipponactean verse specifically : a hypercatalectic form of glyconic

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History and Etymology for Hipponactean

Adjective

Latin Hipponacteus of Hipponax (from Hipponact-, Hipponax, 6th century b.c. Greek poet reputed to have invented the choliamb, from Greek Hippōnakt-, Hippōnax) + English -an

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