anapaest definition

  • others:
    • Same as anapest, anapestic.
    • etc. just like anapest, etc., with Latin æ retained.
    • identical to anapest, anapestic.
    • etc. Same as anapest, etc., with Latin æ retained.
  • noun:
    • a metrical device with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables
    • a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables

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