pherecratic

noun, sometimes capitalized
pher·e·crat·ic | \¦ferə¦kratik\
variants: or less commonly pherecratean \-krātēən \ or pherecratian \-āshən \
plural -s

Definition of pherecratic 

prosody

: a variable classical verse or rhythmic system having three feet of which typically one is a dactyl and two are spondees

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History and Etymology for pherecratic

pherecratic from Pherecrates, 5th century b.c. Greek poet (from Greek Pherekratēs) + English -ic; pherecratean alteration of pherecratian, from Late Latin pherecratius of Pherecrates (from Greek pherekrateios, from Pherekratēs) + English -an

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