dimeter

noun
dim·e·ter | \ˈdi-mə-tər \

Definition of dimeter 

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

First Known Use of dimeter

1589, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dimeter

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

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