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Sapphic

Definition

Classical Greek stanza used by the lyric poetess Sappho and comprising of four unrhymed lines. The first three lines are written in trochaic pentameter except for the third foot which is a dactyl. The fourth line has only two feet: a dactyl and a trochee.

[adj] of female homosexuality

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Synonyms

homosexual, lesbian