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dimeter

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noun dim·e·ter \ˈdi-mə-tər\

Definition of dimeter

  1. :  a line of verse consisting of two metrical feet or of two dipodies



Origin and Etymology of dimeter

Late Latin, from Greek dimetros, adjective, being a dimeter, from di- + metron measure — more at measure


First Known Use: 1589


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