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Asclepiad Explained

Asclepiad at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Asclepiad \As*cle"pi*ad\, n. (Gr. & L. Pros.)
A choriambic verse, first used by the Greek poet Asclepias,
consisting of four feet, viz., a spondee, two choriambi, and
an iambus.

asclepiad at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

asclepiad
n : any plant of the family Asclepiadaceae

Asclepiad at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

First used by the Ancient Greek poet Inter: w » Asclepias.

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: poetr » y A choriambic verse consisting of four metrical feet: a spondee, two choriambi, and an iambus.