dodecasyllable

noun
do·​deca·​syllable | \ dōˈdekə+ˌ-, (ˌ)dōˌdekə+ˈ- \

Definition of dodecasyllable

1 : a line of 12 syllables
2 : a word consisting of 12 syllables

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History and Etymology for dodecasyllable

dodeca- + syllable

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“Dodecasyllable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dodecasyllable. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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