dochmius

noun
doch·​mi·​us | \ ˈdäkmēəs\
plural dochmii\ -​ēˌī \

Definition of dochmius

prosody
: a foot of five syllables typically having the first and fourth short and the rest long

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History and Etymology for dochmius

Latin, from Greek dochmios, from dochmos, dochmios slanted, oblique; akin to Sanskrit jihma slanted, oblique

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