a maiore

a ma·​io·​re | \ ¦ä(ˌ)mäˈyōrē, ¦äˌmīˈō- \

Definition of a maiore

: of or relating to an ionic foot beginning with two long syllables

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First Known Use of a maiore

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for a maiore

Latin a majore from the larger

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“A maiore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20maiore. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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