diplasic

adjective di·pla·sic \(ˈ)dī¦plā|zik, -la|, |sik\

Definition of diplasic

in classical prosody

  1. :  two to one in proportion :  having a thesis twice the length of the arsis

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Origin and Etymology of diplasic

Greek diplasios twofold (from di- + -plasios -fold) + English -ic — more at fold


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