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decameter

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noun deca·me·ter \ˈde-kə-ˌmē-tər\

Definition of decameter

Origin and Etymology of decameter

French décamètre, from déca- + mètre meter


First Known Use: 1810


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decameter

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noun de·cam·e·ter \de-ˈka-mə-tər, də-\

Definition of decameter

  1. :  a line of verse consisting of 10 metrical feet

Origin and Etymology of decameter

Greek dekametron, from deka- + metron measure, meter


First Known Use: 1821


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