Definition of decasyllabic
: consisting of 10 syllables or composed of verses of 10 syllables
decasyllableplay \ˈde-kə-ˌsi-lə-bəl, ˌde-kə-ˈ\ noun
Origin and Etymology of decasyllabic
probably from French décasyllabique, from Greek dekasyllabos, from deka- deca- + syllabē syllable
First Known Use: 1771See Words from the same year
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