IAMB

iamb, iambus

(noun) a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

iamb (plural iambs)

A metrical foot in verse consisting of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.

Synonyms

• iambus, jambus

Anagrams

• ambi-, bami, bima, imba

Source: Wiktionary


I"amb, n. Etym: [Cf. F. iambe. See Lambus.]

Definition: An iambus or iambic. [R.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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