ditrochee

[dahy-troh-kee]

noun Prosody.

a form of poetic meter in which two trochees constitute one metrical unit.

Origin of ditrochee

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