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an·a·pest or an·a·paest [an-uh-pest]
noun

1. (prosody) a metrical foot consisting of two short and one long syllables (e.g., the word "velveteen").

Origin

1580-90; < Latin anapaestus < Greek anápaistos struck back, reversed (as compared with a dactyl), equivalent to ana- ana- + pais- (variant stem of paíein to strike) + -tos past participle suffix

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