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tri·brach

 (trī′brăk′)
n.
A metrical foot having three short or unstressed syllables.

[Latin tribrachys, from Greek tribrakhus : tri-, tri- + brakhus, short; see mregh-u- in Indo-European roots.]

tribrach

(ˈtraɪbræk; ˈtrɪb-)
n
(Poetry) prosody a metrical foot of three short syllables (˘˘˘)
[C16: from Latin tribrachys, from Greek tribrakhus, from tri- + brakhus short]
triˈbrachic, triˈbrachial adj

tribrach

(ˈtrɪbræk)
n
(Archaeology) archaeol a three-armed object, esp a flint implement
[C19: from tri- + Greek brakhiōn arm]

tri•brach

(ˈtraɪ bræk, ˈtrɪb ræk)

n.
a metrical foot of three short syllables.
[< Latin tribrachys < Greek tríbrachys=tri- tri- + brachýs short]

tribrach

a foot composed of three short syllables. — tribrachic, adj.
See also: Verse

tribrach

A prehistoric flint tool with three projections.
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