iambelegus

noun
iam·​bel·​e·​gus | \ ˌīˌamˈbeləgəs\
plural -es

Definition of iambelegus

: a verse used in classical prosody consisting of an iambic dimeter and half an elegiac pentameter

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History and Etymology for iambelegus

Late Latin, from Greek iambelegos, from iambos + elegos song of mourning or lamentation, probably of non-Indo-European origin

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