Pronunciation: (an"ti-bu-kī'us), [key]
—pl. -chi•iPronunciation: (-kī'ī, -kī'ē). [key] Pros.
a foot of three syllables that in quantitative meter consists of two long syllables followed by a short one, and that in accentual meter consists of two stressed syllables followed by an unstressed one. Cf. bacchius.
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