episyntheton

noun
ep·​i·​syn·​the·​ton | \ ˌepəˈsin(t)thəˌtän \
plural -s

Definition of episyntheton

Greek & Latin prosody
: a meter made up of cola of different kinds of feet

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History and Etymology for episyntheton

Greek, from epi- + syntheton, neuter of synthetos put together, compounded, composed

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“Episyntheton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/episyntheton. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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