di·​amb | \ ˈdīˌam also -mb\
variants: or diiamb \ (ˈ)dī¦īˌa-​ \
plural diambs or diiambs\ -​mz \

Definition of diamb

: a metrical foot consisting of two iambs : an iambic dipody reckoned as a single compound foot : a double iamb

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Other Words from diamb

diambic \ (ˈ)dī¦ambik \ or diiambic \ ¦dīˌī¦a-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for diamb

Late Latin diiambus, from Greek diiambos, from di- + iambos iamb

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