trochaic

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adjective tro·cha·ic \trō-ˈkā-ik\

Definition of trochaic

  1. :  of, relating to, or consisting of trochees

trochaic

noun

Origin and Etymology of trochaic

Medieval French trochaïque, from Latin trochaicus, from Greek trochaikos, from trochaios trochee


First Known Use: 1589

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