alcaic

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adjective, often capitalized al·ca·ic \al-ˈkā-ik\

Definition of alcaic

  1. :  relating to or written in a verse or strophe marked by complicated variation of a dominant iambic pattern

alcaic

noun, often capitalized

Origin and Etymology of alcaic

Late Latin Alcaicus of Alcaeus, from Greek Alkaïkos, from Alkaios Alcaeus, flourished about 600 b.c. Greek poet


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