senarius

noun
se·​nar·​i·​us | \ si-ˈner-ē-əs How to pronounce senarius (audio) \
plural senarii\ si-​ˈner-​ē-​ˌī How to pronounce senarius (audio) , -​ē-​ˌē \

Definition of senarius

: a verse consisting of six feet especially in Latin prosody

First Known Use of senarius

1540, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for senarius

Latin, from senarius consisting of six each, from seni six each, from sex six — more at six

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“Senarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senarius. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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