noun ele·gi·am·bus \ˌeləˌjīˈambəs, ə̇ˌlējēˈam-\

Definition of elegiambus



  1. :  a verse in classical Greek or Latin poetry composed of half an elegiac pentameter and four iambic feet

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Origin and Etymology of elegiambus

Late Latin, from Late Greek elegiambos, from Greek elegeion + iambos iamb — more at iamb

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