trochaic

adjective
tro·​cha·​ic | \ trō-ˈkā-ik How to pronounce trochaic (audio) \

Definition of trochaic

: of, relating to, or consisting of trochees

Other Words from trochaic

trochaic noun

First Known Use of trochaic

1589, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trochaic

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

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“Trochaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trochaic. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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