decameter


1deca·me·ter

noun \ˈde-kə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of DECAMETER

:  dekameter

Origin of DECAMETER

French décamètre, from déca- + mètre meter
First Known Use: 1810

2de·cam·e·ter

noun \de-ˈka-mə-tər, də-\

Definition of DECAMETER

:  a line of verse consisting of 10 metrical feet

Origin of DECAMETER

Greek dekametron, from deka- + metron measure, meter
First Known Use: 1821

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