brachycatalectic

adjective brachy·catalectic \ ¦brakē + \

Definition of brachycatalectic

prosody
:characterized by or due to brachycatalexis

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Origin and Etymology of brachycatalectic

Greek brachykatalēktos (from brachy- + —assumed—katalēktos, verbal of katalēgein to leave off, stop, from kata- cata- + lēgein to stop, cease, leave off) + English -ic; akin to Greek lagaros slack, thin


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