Definition of Penultimas
1. penultima [n] - See also: penultima
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penultimas
Literary usage of Penultimas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Etymotonia; containing principles of classical accentuation, and intended as by Æneas McIntyre, Aeneas McIntyre (1836)
"As the number of short penultimas greatly exceeds the number of long ... The short penultimas might, in consequence, and for the sake of brevity, ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1859)
"Abdomen medio obtuse carinatum, utrinque canaliculatum ; segmento ultimo magno, quam penultimas dimidia longiore ..."