dodecasyllable

noun

do·​deca·​syllable
dōˈdekə+ˌ-,
(ˌ)dōˌdekə+ˈ-
1
: a line of 12 syllables
2
: a word consisting of 12 syllables

Word History

Etymology

dodeca- + syllable

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“Dodecasyllable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dodecasyllable. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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