antibacchius: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (an"ti-bu-kī'us), [key]
— pl. -chi•i
  1. a foot of three syllables that in quantitative meter consists of two long syllables followed by a short one, and that in accentual meter consists of two stressed syllables followed by an unstressed one. Cf. bacchius.
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