dactylic









dactylic


adjective

  1. of, containing, or characterized by dactyls: dactylic hexameter; a dactylic line.
  2. of a dactyl.

noun

  1. a dactylic verse.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or having a dactyldactylic verse

noun

  1. a variant of dactyl (def. 1)
adj.

1580s, from Latin dactylicus, from Greek daktylikos, from daktylos “pertaining to a dactyl” (see dactyl).

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