1589, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from Late Latin acatalēcticus, from a- a- entry 2 (borrowed from Greek a-) + catalēcticus "catalectic," borrowed from Greek katalēktikós — more at catalectic
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“Acatalectic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acatalectic. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.
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