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heptasyllable

[hep-tuh-sil-uh-buh l] /ˈhɛp təˌsɪl ə bəl/
noun
1.
a word or line of verse of seven syllables.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; hepta- + syllable
Related forms
heptasyllabic
[hep-tuh-si-lab-ik] /ˌhɛp tə sɪˈlæb ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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