octameter

noun
oc·​tam·​e·​ter | \ äk-ˈta-mə-tər How to pronounce octameter (audio) \

Definition of octameter

: a line of verse consisting of eight metrical feet

First Known Use of octameter

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for octameter

Late Latin, having eight feet, from Late Greek oktametros, from okta- + metron measure — more at measure

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