Definition of spondaic in English:

spondaic

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adjective

  • 1Prosody
    Of or concerning spondees.

    • ‘Common metrical patterns in both poetry and music are iambic, trochaic, dactylic, amphibrachic, anapaestic, spondaic, and tribrachic.’
    1. 1.1(of a hexameter) having a spondee as its fifth foot.

Pronunciation

spondaic

/spänˈdāik/ /spɑnˈdeɪɪk/

Origin

Late 16th century via French or late Latin from Greek spondeiakos, from spondeios (see spondee).