noun hemi·ep·es

Definition of hemiepes



  1. :  a dactylic tripody having a spondaic third foot or lacking the two short syllables of the third foot

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Origin and Etymology of hemiepes

Late Latin, from Late Greek hēmiepes, from Greek hēmi- 1hemi- + -epes (neuter of -epēs, from epos verse, line, word) — more at voice

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to cast off or become cast off

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