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Classical metrical foot containing three long or stressed syllables.


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\Mo*los"sus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, prop., Molossian, belonging to the Molossians, a people in the eastern part of Epirus.] (Gr. & Lat. Pros.) A foot of three long syllables. [Written also {molosse}.]