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Adjective: anapestic  ,a-nu'pes-tik
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: anapaestic)
  1. (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one
    "How harmful to your ears is an anapestic beat found in certain types of music?";
    - anapaestic [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Anapestic