Results for dactyl

Definitions of dactyl:

part of speech: adjective

Dactylic.

part of speech: noun

A poetical foot, consisting of three syllables, the first long and the other two short, like the joints of a finger, as dualist.

part of speech: noun

A metrical foot, consisting of one long or accented, and two short or unaccented, syllables.

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