log·​a·​oe·​dic ˌlä-gə-ˈē-dik How to pronounce logaoedic (audio)
: marked by the mixture of several meters
specifically : having a rhythm that uses both dactyls and trochees or anapests and iambs
logaoedic noun

Word History


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

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of logaoedic was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Logaoedic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logaoedic. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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