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plural -s
sometimes capitalized
: a variable verse or rhythmic system that may have a choriambus or dactyl at the beginning, middle, or end


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sometimes capitalized
: of, relating to, or consisting of glyconics

Word History



Glycon, Greek poet of unknown date to whom the invention of this verse was ascribed in the 2d century a.d. + English -ic

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“Glyconic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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