choreus

noun cho·re·us \kəˈrēəs\

Definition of choreus

plural

chorei

\-ēˌī\
  1. :  a trochee in classical prosody —used at first especially of the trochee when resolved into the tribrach

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Origin and Etymology of choreus

Latin, from Greek choreios, literally, of a chorus, from choros chorus — more at chorus


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