Definition of scazon in English:

scazon

noun

Prosody
  • A modification of the iambic trimeter, in which a spondee or trochee takes the place of the final iambus.

    • ‘These are thirteen poems, written in scazons or other iambic metres.’
    • ‘A drunk, a brawler, a pathetic lover, Hipponax invented the ‘limping iambic, also known as the scazon,’ and is credited by some with inventing parody.’

Origin

Late 17th century: via Latin from Greek skazōn, neuter present participle (used as a noun) of skazein to limp.

Pronunciation:

scazon

/ˈskeɪz(ə)n//ˈskaz(ə)n/