reizianum

noun
reiz·​ianum | \ ˌrītsēˈanəm, -ˈän-, -ˈān- \
plural -s

Definition of reizianum

prosody
1 : an acephalous pherecratic
2 : a combination of an anapest or sometimes an iambus or a trochee with a bacchius

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History and Etymology for reizianum

New Latin, from F. W. Reiz †1790 German metrist + New Latin -anum (from Latin -ianus -ian)

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“Reizianum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reizianum. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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