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choriambus

[kawr-ee-am-buh s, kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈæm bəs, ˌkoʊr-/
noun, plural choriambi
[kawr-ee-am-bahy, kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈæm baɪ, ˌkoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
choriambuses.
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Origin of choriambus
1840-1850
1840-50; < Late Latin < Greek choríambos, equivalent to chor(eîos) choric + íambos iamb
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