Tetracolon


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Tet`ra`co´lon


n.1.(Pros.) A stanza or division in lyric poetry, consisting of four verses or lines.
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c) might actually be thought to contain a tetracolon.
3ab is probably the best known responsive tetracolon in the Rigveda.
b) is the most tightly constructed tetracolon in the Rigveda, a perfect parisyllabic responsion made up of elemental ritual shouts.
Nevertheless, the overall structural similarity of all four padas suggests rather a tetracolon.