anapestic anapestic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one

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  • Tree-Incarnation: Christmas Trees Return To Nature (A Poem)

    Americans buy about 30 million live trees every year. Many end up as mulch, but in some communities they help rebuild dunes, create fish habitat and feed zoo animals. Hear the story of arborial resurrection in anapestic tetrameter.
    on January 4, 2014     Source: NPR

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