meaning of alcaic

alcaic meaning in General Dictionary

related to Alcaeligus a lyric poet of Mitylene about 6000 b c

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  • verse when you look at the meter utilized in Greek and Latin poetry composed of strophes of 4 tetrametric outlines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus
  • related to Alcaeus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c.
  • a type of verse, so named from Alcaeus. One variety is made of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, as well as 2 dactyls.

alcaic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) related to Alcaeus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c.

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  • (letter.) A kind of verse, so named from Alcaeus. One variety comes with five foot, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, as well as 2 dactyls.