amphimacer definition

  • noun:
    • A trisyllabic metrical base having an unaccented or brief syllable between two accented or long syllables, as in Peter Pan. Also known as cretic.
    • A metrical foot consisting of an unaccented syllable between two accented syllables; a cretic
    • A foot of three syllables, the center one brief and other people long, as in cāst�tās.
    • In prosody, a foot of three syllables, the center one short therefore the other individuals very long, like in Latin cāstĭtās: the alternative of amphibrach.

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