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Meaning of Adonic

A•don•ic

Pronunciation: (u-don'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. noting a verse consisting of a dactyl (&dactyl;) followed by a spondee (&spondee;) or trochee (&trochee;).
  2. of or like Adonis.
—n.
  1. an Adonic verse or line.
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