Definition of penthemimer
: a group of five half feet in Greek and Latin prosody : a catalectic colon of two and a half feet
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Origin and Etymology of penthemimer
Late Latin penthemimeres, penthemimeris, from Greek penthēmimerēs, from penta- + hēmimerēs halved, from hēmi- hemi- + meros part — more at merit
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