eumolpique

noun

eu·​mol·​pique
œ̅mȯlpēk
plural -s
: a poetic measure consisting of two unrhymed Alexandrines with alternate masculine and feminine endings

Word History

Etymology

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

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

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