alcaic

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alcaicus, from Greek αλκαικος, from Αλκαιος ‘Alcaeus’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alcaic (comparative more alcaic, superlative most alcaic)

  1. pertaining to Alcaeus, a Greek lyric poet of around 600BC; especially, of a verse meter in a four-line stanza which he supposedly invented

Noun[edit]

alcaic (plural alcaics)

  1. (in the plural) alcaic verses

Anagrams[edit]