acatalectic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin acatalēcticus, from Ancient Greek ακατάληκτος (akatálēktos, leaving off)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌeɪ.ˌkæt.ə.ˈlɛk.tɪk/

Adjective[edit]

acatalectic

  1. (poetry, prosody) Designating a line of verse having the required number of syllables in the last foot.

Noun[edit]

acatalectic (plural acatalectics)

  1. (poetry, prosody) A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables