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τετρα?́-μετρος , ον,
A.consisting of four metres, i.e., in iambic and trochaic verse, consisting of four double feet or syzygies: τὸ τετράμετρον is generally the trochaic tetrameter, Ar.Nu.642,645, X.Smp.6.3, Arist.Rh.1404a31, 1409a1, Po.1459b37: also the anapaestic tetrameter, called τὸ Ἀριστοφάνειον (as in Nu.957 sq.), D.H. Comp.25; cf. τρίμετρος.
2. γωνίαι τ. square, i.e. right, angles, Callix.2 (dub. l.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 642
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 645
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1459b.37
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 6.3
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 25
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