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Meaning of DACTYLIC

Pronunciation:  dak'tilik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (prosody) of or consisting of dactyls; "dactylic meter"
 

DACTYLIC is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dac*tyl"ic\, a. [L. dactylicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?.]
    Pertaining to, consisting chiefly or wholly of, dactyls; as,
    dactylic verses.
    
    
  2. \Dac*tyl"ic\, n.
    1. A line consisting chiefly or wholly of dactyls; as, these
       lines are dactylics.
    
    2. pl. Dactylic meters.
    
    
 

 

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