- (n.) A cicada. See Cicada.
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Definition for: ALCAIC
- (a.) Pertaining to Alcaeus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 b. c.
- (n.) A kind of verse, so called from Alcaeus. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.