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Definition of Priapean

Priapean
Priapean Pri`a*pe"an, n. [Cf. L. Priapeius pertaining to Priapus.] (Lat. Pros.) A species of hexameter verse so constructed as to be divisible into two portions of three feet each, having generally a trochee in the first and the fourth foot, and an amphimacer in the third; -- applied also to a regular hexameter verse when so constructed as to be divisible into two portions of three feet each. --Andrews.

Meaning of Priapean from wikipedia

- and 61). The combination of glyconic and pherecratean is given the name priapean (Latin: priapeus): x x – u u – u – | x x – u u – – Daniel H. Garrison (editor)...
- and Burton) appears to be Catullus fragment 1, which is written in the "Priapean" metre (a type of aeolic). It begins: hunc lū**** tibi dēdicō cōnsecrōque...
- phallus can double as a club. The third poem is composed of 21 lines in Priapean metre (– x – u u – u – | – x – u u – x). In it, the Priapus statue addresses...
- to critics Aurelius and Furius Play media Catullus 16 17 Latin English priapean 26 Invective My acquaintance, the utter dunce Verona Play media Catullus...
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