Spon*da"ic (?), Spon*da"ic*al (?), a. [L. spondaicus, spondiacus, Gr. : cf. F. spondaique.]
Or of pertaining to a spondee; consisting of spondees.
Containing spondees in excess; marked by spondees; as, a spondaic hexameter, i. e., one which has a spondee instead of a dactyl in the fifth foot.
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