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
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