meaning of asclepiad

asclepiad meaning in General Dictionary

A choriambic verse very first used by the Greek poet Asclepias comprising four feet viz a spondee two choriambi and an iambus

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  • any plant of family members Asclepiadaceae
  • A choriambic verse, first used by the Greek poet Asclepias, comprising four foot, viz., a spondee, two choriambi, and an iambus.

asclepiad meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A choriambic verse, very first used by the Greek poet Asclepias, consisting of four legs, viz., a spondee, two choriambi, and an iambus.


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It should also be remembered that he was of an Asclepiad family, and received that partly medical education which was traditional in such families, and also himself is said to have practised medicine as an amateur.

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