molossus definition

  • noun:
    • A metrical foot of three lengthy syllables.
    • A foot of three lengthy syllables.
    • [lowercase; pl. molossi (-ī).] In classical pros., a foot of three long syllables.
    • In mammalogy, the normal and leading genus of Molossinæ.
    • In conchology, a genus of mollusks.

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