hexapody

hexapody

[hek-sap-uh-dee]
noun, plural hexapodies. Prosody.
a measure consisting of six feet.

Origin:
1835–45; < Greek hexapod- (see hexapod) + -y3

hexapodic [hek-suh-pod-ik] , adjective
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hexapody (hɛkˈsæpədɪ)
 
n , pl -dies
prosody a verse measure consisting of six metrical feet
 
hexapodic
 
adj

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