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iambus

[ ahy-am-buhs ]
/ a瑟藞忙m b蓹s /
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noun, plural i路am路bi [ahy-am-bahy], /a瑟藞忙m ba瑟/, i路am路bus路es.
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Origin of iambus

1580鈥90; <Latin <Greek 铆ambos

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