ditrochee

noun
di·​trochee | \ (ˈ)dī+ \

Definition of ditrochee

: a double trochee : a trochaic dipody reckoned as a single measure or compound foot

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History and Etymology for ditrochee

Late Latin & Greek; Late Latin ditrochaeus, from Greek ditrochaios, from di- + trochaios trochee

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“Ditrochee.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditrochee. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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