scazon

noun
sca·​zon | \ ˈskāzᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of scazon

: a classical verse with a limping or halting movement:
a : choliamb
b : a trochaic tetrameter with protraction in the seventh foot : hipponactean

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History and Etymology for scazon

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

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“Scazon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scazon. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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