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hexameter

noun

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as in pentameter, tetrameter

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The first known use of hexameter was in 1546

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“Hexameter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hexameter. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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