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Meaning of SPONDAIC

Pronunciation:  spân'deyik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (prosody) of or consisting of spondees; "spondaic hexameter"
 

SPONDAIC is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spon*da"ic\, Spondaical \Spon*da"ic*al\, a. [L.
spondaicus, spondiacus, Gr. ?: cf. F. sponda["i]que.]
1. Or of pertaining to a spondee; consisting of spondees.

2. Containing spondees in excess; marked by spondees; as, a
   spondaic hexameter, i. e., one which has a spondee instead
   of a dactyl in the fifth foot.

 

 

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