Definitions for acatalecticeɪˌkæt lˈɛk tɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a•cat•a•lec•ticeɪˌkæt lˈɛk tɪk(adj.)
(of a line of verse) not catalectic; complete.
(n.)a verse having the complete number of syllables in the last foot.
Origin of acatalectic:
1580–90; < LL
(prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables
(verse) metrically complete; especially having the full number of syllables in the final metrical foot
A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables
Designating a line of verse having the required number of syllables in the last foot.
Origin: acatalecticus, from akatalēktikos
not defective; complete; as, an acatalectic verse
a verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables
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