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pentastich

[pen-tuh-stik] /ˈpɛn təˌstɪk/
noun, Prosody
1.
a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of five lines or verses.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < New Latin pentastichus < Greek pentástichos. See penta-, stich1
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pentastich

/ˈpɛntəˌstɪk/
noun
1.
a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of five lines
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