Encyclopedia > Tribrach

  Article Content


A tribrach is a metrical foot used in formal poetry. It consists of three short syllables[?].

The existence of the tribrach has been contested by some writers and it has no entry in the OED but does appear, primarily as a musical form, in some American dictionaries, such as Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary[?]

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Green sulfur bacteria

... Their environment must be oxygen-free, although they need light to grow. They engage in photosynthesis, using bacteriochlorophylls[?] c, d, and e in vesicles attached to ...