encomiologic

adjective
en·co·mi·o·log·ic | \ə̇n¦kōmēə¦läjik\

Definition of encomiologic 

: 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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for encomiologic

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about encomiologic

Share encomiologic

Dictionary Entries near encomiologic

encomiast

encomic

encomienda

encomiologic

encomion

encomium

encompass

Statistics for encomiologic

Look-up Popularity

Comments on encomiologic

What made you want to look up encomiologic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a generally accepted meaning of a word

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!