hexameter

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hex·am·e·ter

noun \hek-ˈsa-mə-tər\

Definition of HEXAMETER

:  a line of verse consisting of six metrical feet

Origin of HEXAMETER

Latin, from Greek hexametron, from neuter of hexametros having six measures, from hexa- + metron measure — more at measure
First Known Use: 1546

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