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tetrapody

[te-trap-uh-dee] /tɛˈtræp ə di/
noun, plural tetrapodies. Prosody
1.
a measure consisting of four feet.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Greek tetrapodía. See tetra-, -pod, -y3
Related forms
tetrapodic
[te-truh-pod-ik] /ˌtɛ trəˈpɒd ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tetrapody

tetrapody

/tɛˈtræpədɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(prosody) a metrical unit consisting of four feet
Derived Forms
tetrapodic (ˌtɛtrəˈpɒdɪk) adjective
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