hypercatalexis

noun
hy·​per·​cat·​a·​lex·​is | \ˌhī-pər-ˌka-tə-ˈlek-səs \
plural hypercatalexes\ ˌhī-​pər-​ˌka-​tə-​ˈlek-​ˌsēz \

Definition of hypercatalexis 

: the occurrence of an additional syllable after the final complete foot or dipody in a line of verse

Other Words from hypercatalexis

hypercatalectic \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˌka-​tə-​ˈlek-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of hypercatalexis

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypercatalexis

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