trimeter

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noun trim·e·ter \ˈtri-mə-tər\

Definition of trimeter

  1. :  a line of verse consisting of three dipodies or three metrical feet

Origin and Etymology of trimeter

Latin trimetrus, from Greek trimetros having three measures, from tri- + metron measure — more at measure


First Known Use: 1540


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