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logaoedic

[ law-guh-ee-dik, log-uh- ]
/ ˌlɔ gəˈi dɪk, ˌlɒg ə- /
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adjective
composed of dactyls and trochees or of anapests and iambs, producing a movement somewhat suggestive of prose.
noun
a logaoedic verse.
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Origin of logaoedic

1835–45; <Late Latin logaoedicus<Greek logaoidikós.See log-, ode, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for logaoedic

logaoedic
/ (in classical prosody ˌlɒɡəˈiːdɪk) /

adjective
of or relating to verse in which mixed metres are combined within a single line to give the effect of prose
noun
a line or verse of this kind

Word Origin for logaoedic

C19: via Late Latin from Greek logaoidikos, from logos speech + aoidē poetry
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