colometry

noun
co·​lom·​e·​try | \ kəˈlämə‧trē, -ri\
plural -es

Definition of colometry

: measurement or division (as of a manuscript or a rhythmic utterance) by cola

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History and Etymology for colometry

Middle Greek kōlometria, from Greek kōlo- (from kōlon part of a strophe) + -metria -metry

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