logaoedic

adjective
log·​a·​oe·​dic | \ ˌlä-gə-ˈē-dik How to pronounce logaoedic (audio) \

Definition of logaoedic

: marked by the mixture of several meters specifically : having a rhythm that uses both dactyls and trochees or anapests and iambs

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logaoedic noun

First Known Use of logaoedic

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for logaoedic

Late Latin logaoedicus, from Late Greek logaoidikos, from Greek log- + aeidein to sing; from the resemblance of such rhythm to prose — more at ode

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“Logaoedic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logaoedic. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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