Spondee



noun, Prosody.
1.
a foot of two syllables, both of which are long in quantitative meter or stressed in accentual meter. Symbol: .
noun
1.
(prosody) a metrical foot consisting of two long syllables (– –)

spondee spon·dee (spŏn’dē’)
n.
A word or metrical foot having two equally stressed syllables, used in testing speech and hearing.

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