hendecasemic

adjective hen·deca·se·mic \(¦)hen¦dekə¦sēmik\

Definition of hendecasemic

Greek & Latin prosody

  1. :  containing or equivalent to eleven short syllables — compare mora

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Origin and Etymology of hendecasemic

hendeca- + Greek sēma sign + English -ic


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