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 for anacrusis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anacrusis \An`a*cru"sis\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to push up or back; ?
     + ? to strike.] (Pros.)
     A prefix of one or two unaccented syllables to a verse
     properly beginning with an accented syllable.
     [1913 Webster]

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