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logaoedic

[law-guh-ee-dik, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈi dɪk, ˌlɒg ə-/
adjective
1.
composed of dactyls and trochees or of anapests and iambs, producing a movement somewhat suggestive of prose.
noun
2.
a logaoedic verse.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Late Latin logaoedicus < Greek logaoidikós. See log-, ode, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for logaoedic

logaoedic

/in classical prosody ˌlɒɡəˈiːdɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to verse in which mixed metres are combined within a single line to give the effect of prose
noun
2.
a line or verse of this kind
Word Origin
C19: via Late Latin from Greek logaoidikos, from logos speech + aoidē poetry
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