polyschematist

adjective poly·schematist \"+\
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polyschematistic

\"+¦skēmə¦tistik\

Definition of polyschematist

  1. :  capable of assuming many different metrical forms —used especially of classical meters in which variations or substitutions without regard for temporal equivalence were allowed

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Origin and Etymology of polyschematist

polyschematist from Greek polyschēmatistos multiform, composed of various metres, from poly- + -schēmatistos (from schēmatizein to take shape, give form—from schēmat-, schēma form, shape—+ -izein -ize); polyschematistic from polyschematist (taken as a noun) + -ic


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