hendecasemic

adjective

hen·​deca·​se·​mic
(¦)hen¦dekə¦sēmik
Greek & Latin prosody
: containing or equivalent to eleven short syllables compare mora

Word History

Etymology

hendeca- + Greek sēma sign + English -ic

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“Hendecasemic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hendecasemic. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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