Definition of procatalectic in US English:

procatalectic

adjective

Ancient Greek Prosody
  • Of a verse: catalectic in its former colon.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Hellenistic Greek προκαταληκτικός from ancient Greek προ- + Hellenistic Greek καταληκτικός. Compare earlier acatalectic, catalectic, hypercatalectic.