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i•am•bic



Pronunciation: (ī-am'bik), [key]
adj.
1. Pros.
a. pertaining to the iamb.
b. consisting of or employing an iamb or iambs.
2. Gk. Lit.noting or pertaining to satirical poetry written in iambs.

n.
1. Pros.
a. an iamb.
b. Usually, iambics. a verse or poem consisting of iambs.
2. Gk. Lit.a satirical poem in this meter.

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