Alcaic

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin alcaicus, from Ancient Greek ἀλκαϊκός (alkaïkós), from Ἀλκαῖος (Alkaîos, Alcaeus).

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Alcaic (comparative more Alcaic, superlative most Alcaic)

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

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Noun[edit]

Alcaic (plural Alcaics)

  1. (in the plural) An Alcaic verse.

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