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ditrochee

[dahy-troh-kee]
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noun Prosody.
  1. a form of poetic meter in which two trochees constitute one metrical unit.
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Origin of ditrochee

1700–10; < Latin ditrochaeus < Greek ditróchaios, equivalent to di- di-1 + trochaîos trochee
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