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spondee

spondee (pros.) metrical foot of two long syllables. XIV — (O)F. spondée or L. spondēus — Gr. spondeîos sb. use of adj. f. spondé libation, the spondee being a foot characteristic of melodies accompanying libations.
So spondiac XVIII. — F. spondaïque or late L. spondaicus, alt. of spondīacus — Gr. spondeiakós.

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spondee

spon·dee / ˈspändē/ • n. Prosody a foot consisting of two long (or stressed) syllables.

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spondee

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