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spondaic

[spon-dey-ik] /spɒnˈdeɪ ɪk/
adjective, Prosody
1.
of or relating to a spondee.
2.
noting or constituting a spondee.
3.
consisting of spondees; characterized by a spondee or spondees.
Also, spondaical.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Late Latin spondaicus, metathetic variant of spondīacus < Greek spondeiakós, equivalent to spondeî(os) spondee + -akos, variant of -ikos -ic
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spondaic

/spɒnˈdeɪɪk/
adjective
1.
(prosody) of, relating to, or consisting of spondees
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