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a poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order
An acrostic poem in which the lines begin with the letters of the alphabet in sequence
An abecedarius is an acrostic in which the first letter of every word, strophe or verse follows the order of the alphabet. Abecedarius is also a generic term for an alphabet book, which dates back to Biblical writings such as the Psalms, which used successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet as the first letter of each stanza.
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