diplasic

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

Definition of diplasic

in classical prosody
: two to one in proportion : having a thesis twice the length of the arsis

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History and Etymology for diplasic

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

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“Diplasic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diplasic. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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