noun eu·mol·pique \œ̅mȯlpēk\

Definition of eumolpique



  1. :  a poetic measure consisting of two unrhymed Alexandrines with alternate masculine and feminine endings

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Origin and Etymology of eumolpique

French, from Greek eumolpein to sing well (from eu- + -molpein, akin to Greek melpein to sing) + French -ique -ic

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to cast off or become cast off

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