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n.1.(Anc. Pros.) A foot consisting of four syllables, of which the first and last are long, and the other short (- ă ă -); that is, a choreus, or trochee, and an iambus united.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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choriamb or choriambus plural choriambi Greek choriambos, from choreios choreus + iambos iamb