penthemimeral

penthemimeral

(ˌpɛnθɪˈmɪmərəl)
adj
(of a caesura) occurring after the first penthemimer of a poetic line, i.e. in the middle of the third foot
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27) The penthemimeral caesura is regular, and is followed by a hephthemimeral caesura in five of the six lines.
13) Those in which the nouns stand before the penthemimeral caesura and at the end of the verse, as in our passage, are marked with*.