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ditrochee

[dahy-troh-kee] /ˈdaɪˌtroʊ ki/
noun, Prosody.
1.
a form of poetic meter in which two trochees constitute one metrical unit.
Origin of ditrochee
1700-1710
1700-10; < Latin ditrochaeus < Greek ditróchaios, equivalent to di- di-1 + trochaîos trochee
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