Definitions for "Heroic Couplet"
is two lines of rhyming iambic pentameters. . . .
A pair of rhyming lines that are written in iambic pentameter. This couplet is called "heroic" because it was first used to translate Greek and Roman epics.
(OALD) (Heroic Verse)verse form used in epic poetry, with lines of ten syllables and five stresses, in rhyming pairs.
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