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tripody

[trip-uh-dee]
noun, plural trip·o·dies. Prosody.
  1. a measure of three feet.
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Origin of tripody

From the Greek word tripodía, dating back to 1880–85. See tri-, -pod, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for tripody

tripody

noun plural -dies
  1. prosody a metrical unit consisting of three feet
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