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Alcmanic verse

[alk-man-ik] /ælkˈmæn ɪk/
noun, Prosody.
a form of verse used in Greek drama and Latin dramatic poetry, composed in dactylic tetrameter.
Origin of Alcmanic verse
< Greek Alkmanikós equivalent to Alkmán Alcman, a Greek lyric poet (late 7th cent. b.c.) + -ikos -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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