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galliambic Line breaks: gal¦li|am¦bic
Pronunciation: /ˌɡalɪˈambɪk/

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Definition of galliambic in English:


Relating to or written in a metre consisting of two catalectic iambic dimeters.


(usually galliambics) Back to top  
Galliambic verse.


Mid 19th century: from Latin galliambus, a song of the Galli (name given to priests of Cybele) + -ic.

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