Prosody a metrical unit consisting of two feet
Origin of dipodyLate Latin dipodia ; from Classical Greek ; from di-, twice + pous (gen. podos), foot
- In classical Greek and Latin poetry, a prosodic unit consisting of two feet.
- In English poetry, a prosodic unit consisting usually of two iambs or two trochees and scanned as containing one primary and one secondary stress.
Origin of dipodyLate Latin dipodia, from Greek dipodia, from dipous, two-footed : di-, two; see di–1 + pous, pod-, foot; see –pod.
- (of poetry) a unit of two metrical feet