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Meaning of METRICAL FOOT

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
 
 Synonyms: foot, metrical unit
 
 See Also: amphibrach, anapaest, anapest, beat, cadence, dactyl, dibrach, iamb, iambus, measure, meter, pyrrhic, spondee, trochee

 

 

 

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