trochaic

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Etymology[edit]

Either via the French trochaïque or directly from its etymon, the Latin trochaicus, from the Ancient Greek τροχαικός (trokhaikós), from τροχαῖος (trokhaîos), whence trochee.

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trochaic (not comparable)

  1. Referring to poetry composed of trochees, feet of one stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable.

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Noun[edit]

trochaic (plural trochaics)

  1. A poetical composition of this kind.

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