Adonic

Adonic

[uh-don-ik]
adjective
1.
Prosody. noting a verse consisting of a dactyl () followed by a spondee () or trochee ().
2.
of or like Adonis.
noun
3.
Prosody. an Adonic verse or line.

Origin:
1670–80; < Medieval Latin Adōnicus. See Adonis, -ic

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Adonic (əˈdəʊnɪk)
 
adj
1.  (in classical prosody) of or relating to a verse line consisting of a dactyl (⏔) followed by a spondee (––) or by a trochee (⏒), thought to have been first used in laments for Adonis
2.  of or relating to Adonis
 
n
3.  an Adonic line or verse

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