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pyr•rhic



Pronunciation: (pir'ik), [key] Pros.

adj.
1. consisting of two short or unaccented syllables.
2. composed of or pertaining to pyrrhics.

n.
Also called dibrach. a pyrrhic foot.

pyr•rhic



Pronunciation: (pir'ik), [key]
n.
an ancient Greek warlike dance in which the motions of actual warfare were imitated.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or denoting this dance.

Pyr•rhic



Pronunciation: (pir'ik), [key]
adj.
of, pertaining to, or resembling Pyrrhus, king of Epirus, or his costly victory.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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