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hypercatalectic

[hahy-per-kat-l-ek-tik] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkæt lˈɛk tɪk/
adjective, Prosody
1.
(of a line of verse) containing an additional syllable after the last dipody or foot.
Compare acatalectic (def 2), catalectic.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < Late Latin hypercatalēcticus, equivalent to Greek hyperkatálēkt(os) + Latin -icus -ic; see hyper-, catalectic
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hypercatalectic

/ˌhaɪpəˌkætəˈlɛktɪk/
adjective
1.
(prosody) (of a line of verse) having extra syllables after the last foot
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