monometer

noun
mo·​nom·​e·​ter | \ mə-ˈnä-mə-tər How to pronounce monometer (audio) , mä- \

Definition of monometer

: a line of verse consisting of a single metrical foot or dipody

First Known Use of monometer

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monometer

Late Latin, from Greek monometros, from mon- + metron measure — more at measure

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The first known use of monometer was circa 1846

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“Monometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monometer. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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