tetrapody

tetrapody

[te-trap-uh-dee]
noun, plural tetrapodies. Prosody.
a measure consisting of four feet.

Origin:
1840–50; < Greek tetrapodía. See tetra-, -pod, -y3

tetrapodic [te-truh-pod-ik] , adjective
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tetrapody (tɛˈtræpədɪ)
 
n , pl -dies
prosody a metrical unit consisting of four feet
 
tetrapodic
 
adj

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