amphimacer

am·phim·a·cer

 (ăm-fĭm′ə-sər)
n.
A trisyllabic metrical foot having an unaccented or short syllable between two accented or long syllables, as in Peter Pan. Also called cretic.

[Latin amphimacrus, from Greek amphimakros : amphi-, amphi- + makros, long; see māk- in Indo-European roots.]

amphimacer

(æmˈfɪməsə)
n
(Poetry) prosody another word for cretic
[C16: from Latin amphimacrus, from Greek amphimakros both ends being long, from amphi- + makros long]

am•phim•a•cer

(æmˈfɪm ə sər)

n.
a trisyllabic metrical foot whose syllables are long, short, long in quantitative meter, and stressed, unstressed, stressed in accentual meter.
[1580–90; < Latin amphimacrus < Greek amphímakros long at both ends. See amphi-, macro-]