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ditrochee

[ dahy-troh-kee ]
/ ˈdaɪˌtroʊ ki /
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noun Prosody.
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 + trochaîostrochee
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