[æskli:piəd'i:ən] adj Poet asclepiadeu.

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  • Asclepiadean — /euh sklee pee euh dee euhn/, Class. Pros. adj. 1. noting or pertaining to a verse consisting of a spondee, two or three choriambi, and an iamb. n. 2. an Asclepiadean verse. [1700 10; < Gk Asklepiádei(os) pertaining to Asclepiades, 3rd century… …   Universalium

  • Asclepiadean — /əsˌklipiəˈdiən/ (say uhs.kleepeeuh deeuhn) Classical Prosody –adjective 1. denoting or relating to a kind of verse consisting of a spondee, two (or three) choriambi, and an iamb. –noun 2. an Asclepiadean verse. {so called after the Greek poet… …   Australian English dictionary

  • asclepiadean — as·cle·pi·a·de·an …   English syllables

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  • asclepiadic — I. adjective see asclepiadean I II. noun see asclepiadean II * * * Asclepiadēˈan or Asclepiadˈic noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑asclepiad …   Useful english dictionary

  • Strophe — (Greek , turn, bend, twist , see also phrase) is a concept in versification which properly means a turn, as from one foot to another, or from one side of a chorus to the other. A strophe is also the part of the ode that the chorus chants as it… …   Wikipedia

  • List of classical meters — The following meters were used in Greek poetry and borrowed into Latin poetry in the classical period:Major Forms*Dactylic hexameter *Elegiac couplet, consisting of a line of dactylic hexameter and one of dactylic pentameter *Iambic… …   Wikipedia

  • asclepiad —   n. metrical verse invented by Asclepiades, comprising a spondee, two or three choriambi and an iambus.    ♦ asclepiadean, n. & a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • As|cle|pi|a|de|an — «as KLEE pee uh DEE uhn», adjective, noun. –adj. (of a verse in Greek and Latin poetry) consisting of a spondee, two or three choriambs, and an iamb. –n. an Asclepiadean verse. ╂[< Late Latin asclēpiadēus < Greek asklēpiádeios <… …   Useful english dictionary

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