hexametrical

hexameter

[hek-sam-i-ter] Prosody.
noun
1.
a dactylic line of six feet, as in Greek and Latin epic poetry, in which the first four feet are dactyls or spondees, the fifth is ordinarily a dactyl, and the last is a trochee or spondee, with a caesura usually following the long syllable in the third foot.
2.
any line of verse in six feet, as in English poetry.
adjective
3.
consisting of six metrical feet.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin < Greek hexámetros of six measures, equivalent to hexa- hexa- + métr(on) measure + -os adj. suffix

hexametric [hek-suh-me-trik] , hexametrical, hexametral, adjective
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hexameter (hɛkˈsæmɪtə)
 
n
1.  a verse line consisting of six metrical feet
2.  (in Greek and Latin epic poetry) a verse line of six metrical feet, of which the first four are usually dactyls or spondees, the fifth almost always a dactyl, and the sixth a spondee or trochee
 
hexametric
 
adj
 
hex'ametral
 
adj
 
hexa'metrical
 
adj

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hexameter
1546, from L. hexameter, from Gk. hexametros, from hex "six" + metron "meter" (see meter (2)).
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