Saturnian verse(redirected from Saturnian (poetry))
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|(Pros.)||a meter employed by early Roman satirists, consisting of three iambics and an extra syllable followed by three trochees, as in the line: - Thĕ quēen | wăs īn | thĕ kītch | ĕn ēatĭng | brēad ănd | hōnĕy.|
See also: Saturnian
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.