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dactyl

dac´tyl   Pronunciation: dăk´tĭl
n.1.(Pros.) A poetical foot of three sylables (m ă ă), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented; as, L. tëgmĭnĕ, E. mer`ciful; - so called from the similarity of its arrangement to that of the joints of a finger.
2.(Zool.) A finger or toe; a digit.
Noun1.dactyl - a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables
2.dactyl - a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding part in other vertebrates
Synonyms: digit
Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, arsis, bacchius, beat, cadence, caesura, catalexis, chloriamb, chloriambus, colon, counterpoint, cretic, dactylic hexameter, diaeresis, dimeter, dipody, dochmiac, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, epitrite, feminine caesura, foot, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, ionic, jingle, lilt, masculine caesura, measure, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metron, molossus, mora, movement, numbers, paeon, pentameter, pentapody, period, proceleusmatic, pyrrhic, quantity, rhythm, spondee, sprung rhythm, stress, swing, syzygy, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, thesis, tribrach, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee
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