acatalectic

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adjective acat·a·lec·tic \(ˌ)ā-ˌka-tə-ˈlek-tik\

Definition of acatalectic

  1. :  not catalectic acatalectic verse

acatalectic

noun

Origin and Etymology of acatalectic

borrowed from Late Latin acatalēcticus, from a- 2a- (borrowed from Greek a-) + catalēcticus “catalectic,” borrowed from Greek katalēktikós — more at catalectic


First Known Use: 1589


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