septenarius

play
noun sep·te·nar·i·us \ˌsep-tə-ˈner-ē-əs\

Definition of septenarius

plural

septenarii

play \-ē-ˌī, -ē-ˌē\
  1. :  a verse consisting of seven feet especially in Latin prosody

Origin and Etymology of septenarius

Latin, from septenarius of seven, from septeni seven each, from septem seven


First Known Use: 1819


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