Meaning of Archilochian


Pronunciation: (är"ku-lō'kē-un), [key]
— adj. Pros.
  1. of or pertaining to a form of poetic meter devised by the Greek Archilochus in which various types of meter are combined in the same line or couplet, as a dactylic tetrameter plus a trochaic tripody.
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