trithemimer

noun
trith·​e·​mim·​er | \ ˌtrithəˈmimə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of trithemimer

: a group of three half feet in classical prosody : a catalectic colon of a foot and a half

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History and Etymology for trithemimer

modification (influenced by trit-) of New Latin trihemimeris, from tri- + hemi- + -meris (from Greek meris part)

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“Trithemimer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trithemimer. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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