Cho`ri*am"bus (?), n.; pl. L. Choriambi (#), E. Choriambuses (#). [L. choriambus, Gr. ; a choreus + iambus.] Anc. Pros.

A foot consisting of four syllables, of which the first and last are long, and the other short (- �xde; �xde; -); that is, a choreus, or trochee, and an iambus united.


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