hendecasyllabic

adjective
hen·deca·syl·lab·ic | \(ˌ)hen-ˌde-kə-sə-ˈla-bik \

Definition of hendecasyllabic 

: consisting of 11 syllables or composed of verses of 11 syllables

Other Words from hendecasyllabic

hendecasyllabic noun
hendecasyllable \hen-ˈde-kə-ˌsi-lə-bəl, (ˌ)hen-ˌde-kə-ˈsi- \ noun

First Known Use of hendecasyllabic

circa 1751, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hendecasyllabic

Latin hendecasyllabus, from Greek hendeka eleven (from hen-, heis one + deka ten) + syllabē syllable — more at same, ten

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