noun iam·bel·e·gus \ˌīˌamˈbeləgəs\

Definition of iambelegus



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

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Origin and Etymology of iambelegus

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

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