plural -s
: a classical verse with a limping or halting movement:
: a trochaic tetrameter with protraction in the seventh foot : hipponactean

Word History


Latin scazont-, scazon, from Greek skazont-, skazōn, literally, one that limps, from present participle of skazein to limp

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“Scazon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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