Definition of dichoreus in US English:

dichoreus

(also dichoraeus)

noun

Prosody
  • = dichoree.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Abraham Fraunce (?1559–?1593), poet and lawyer. From (i) classical Latin dichorēus.

Pronunciation

dichoreus

/dʌɪˈkɔːrɪəs/