prosodiac

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adjective

pro·​so·​di·​ac
prəˈsōdēˌak
variants or prosodiacal
¦präsə¦dīəkəl
prosodiacally
-īək(ə)lē
adverb

prosodiac

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noun

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plural -s
: the verse used in a prosodion consisting of an enoplion followed by a long or short syllable

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

prosodiac from Late Latin prosodiacus, from Greek prosōidiakos (perhaps only a manuscript variant of prosodiakos), from prosōidia; prosodiacal from Late Latin prosodiacus + English -al

Noun

Greek prosodiakos, adjective, used in a prosodion, from prosodion

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“Prosodiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosodiac. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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