tetraseme

noun
tet·​ra·​seme | \ ˈte‧trəˌsēm \
plural -s

Definition of tetraseme

: a tetrasemic foot (as a tetrabrach or a spondee)

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History and Etymology for tetraseme

back-formation from tetrasemic

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“Tetraseme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetraseme. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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