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asclepiad


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asclepiad  \As*cle"pi*ad\,  n.  (Gr.  &  L.  Pros.) 
  A  choriambic  verse,  first  used  by  the  Greek  poet  Asclepias, 
  consisting  of  four  feet,  viz.,  a  spondee,  two  choriambi,  and 
  an  iambus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asclepiad 
  n  :  any  plant  of  the  family  Asclepiadaceae 




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