Definition and Meanings for elegiac
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Part of Speech of elegiac
Etymology of elegiac
Meaning of elegiac
- belonging to elegy, or written in elegiacs; plaintive; expressing sorrow or lamentation; as, an elegiac lay; elegiac strains.
- used in elegies; as, elegiac verse; the elegiac distich or couplet, consisting of a dactylic hexameter and pentameter.
- elegiac verse.