tetracolon

noun tet·ra·co·lon \ˌte‧trəˈkōlən, -ˌlän\

Definition of tetracolon

  1. :  a period of four cola in classical prosody

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Origin and Etymology of tetracolon

Latin, from Greek tetrakōlon, neuter of tetrakōlos of four members, of four limbs, from tetra- + -kōlos limbed (from kōlon limb) — more at calk


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