tetracolon

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

Definition of tetracolon

: 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)


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