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

Word History


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

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“Trithemimer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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