choriambus


choriambus

choriambus [kawr-ee-am-buh s, kohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural cho·ri·am·bi [kawr-ee-am-bahy kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈæm baɪ ˌkoʊr-/, cho·ri·am·bus·es.

  1. choriamb.

Origin of choriambus 1840–50; Late Latin Greek choríambos, equivalent to chor(eîos) choric + íambos iamb Examples from the Web for choriambus Historical Examples of choriambus

  • The choriambus is a verse-foot consisting of a trochee united with and preceding an iambus, -∪∪-.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3

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