Sapphic

Definition of Sapphic

Sap´phic
a.1.Of or pertaining to Sappho, the Grecian poetess; as, Sapphic odes; Sapphic verse.
2.(Pros.) Belonging to, or in the manner of, Sappho; - said of a certain kind of verse reputed to have been invented by Sappho, consisting of five feet, of which the first, fourth, and fifth are trochees, the second is a spondee, and the third a dactyl.
n.1.(Pros.) A Sapphic verse.

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