Definition of dodrans
: a unit of six syllables in Greek and Latin prosody of which either the last four or the first four form a choriambus and the other two are of indeterminate quantity —symbol (oo–˘˘– or –˘˘–oo)
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Origin and Etymology of dodrans
Latin, three quarters of an as, three quarters, alteration of (assumed) dequadrans, from de from + quadrans quarter of an as, quarter
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