: of or having to do with a compound verse in Greek and Latin prosody that is made up of a dactylic penthemimer followed by an iambic penthemimer

Word History


Late Latin encomiologicus, from Greek enkōmiologikos, literally, of a laudatory ode, from enkōmion + -logikos -logic

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“Encomiologic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encomiologic. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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