Definitions for dactylic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dactylic(adj)

    of or consisting of dactyls

    "dactylic meter"


  1. dactylic(Noun)

    a dactylic verse.

  2. dactylic(Adjective)

    of or consisting of dactyls.

  3. dactylic(Adjective)

    of a dactyl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dactylic(adj)

    pertaining to, consisting chiefly or wholly of, dactyls; as, dactylic verses

  2. Dactylic(noun)

    a line consisting chiefly or wholly of dactyls; as, these lines are dactylics

  3. Dactylic(noun)

    dactylic meters

  4. Origin: [L. dactylicus, Gr. daktyliko`s, fr. da`ktylos.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dactylic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dactylic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  • δακτυλικόςGreek

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