glyconic

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noun

gly·​con·​ic
glīˈkänik
plural -s
sometimes capitalized
: a variable verse or rhythmic system that may have a choriambus or dactyl at the beginning, middle, or end

glyconic

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adjective

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

Word History

Etymology

Noun

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

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