noun, sometimes capitalized
gly·con·ic | \glīˈkänik\
plural -s

Definition of glyconic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a variable verse or rhythmic system that may have a choriambus or dactyl at the beginning, middle, or end


adjective, sometimes capitalized

Definition of glyconic (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or consisting of glyconics

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History and Etymology for glyconic


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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