A pair of lines consisting of a dactylic hexameter and a pentameter, especially in Greek and Latin verse.
- The Latin elegiac couplet is the meter of Latin love elegy, but it is also used in many other types of poetry.
- The elegiac couplet, used in poems 65-116, is Catullus most frequently employed meter.
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Syllabification: el·e·gi·ac cou·plet
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