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hexapody

[hek-sap-uh-dee] /hɛkˈsæp ə di/
noun, plural hexapodies. Prosody
1.
a measure consisting of six feet.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Greek hexapod- (see hexapod) + -y3
Related forms
hexapodic
[hek-suh-pod-ik] /ˌhɛk səˈpɒd ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexapody

hexapody

/hɛkˈsæpədɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(prosody) a verse measure consisting of six metrical feet
Derived Forms
hexapodic (ˌhɛksəˈpɒdɪk) adjective
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