miurus

noun mi·u·rus \mīˈyu̇rəs\

Definition of miurus

plural

-es

  1. :  a dactylic hexameter having its last foot an iamb or pyrrhic instead of a spondee or trochee — compare dolichurus

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Origin and Etymology of miurus

Late Latin, adjective, being a miurus, from Greek meiouros, literally, tapering, probably alteration of myouros, from my- + -ouros -urous


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