alloeostropha

plural noun
al·​loe·​os·​tro·​pha | \ ˌalēˈästrəfə \

Definition of alloeostropha

: irregular strophes or stanzas

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First Known Use of alloeostropha

1671, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alloeostropha

New Latin, from Greek, neuter plural of alloiostrophos of irregular strophes, from alloios of another sort (from allos other) + strophe strophe

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“Alloeostropha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alloeostropha. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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