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feminine ending

noun
1.
Prosody. an unaccented syllable at the close of a line of poetry, often one that is added to the metrical pattern as an extra syllable.
2.
Grammar. a termination or final syllable marking a feminine word: In Latin is a feminine ending for the ablative case in the singular.
Origin of feminine ending
1890-1895
1890-95
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feminine ending

noun
1.
(prosody) an unstressed syllable at the end of a line of verse
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