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hexastich

[hek-suh-stik] /ˈhɛk səˌstɪk/
noun, Prosody
1.
a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of six lines.
Also, hexastichon.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; shortened form of hexastichon
Related forms
hexastichic
[hek-suh-stik-ik] /ˌhɛk səˈstɪk ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexastich

hexastich

/ˈhɛksəˌstɪk/
noun
1.
(prosody) a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of six lines
Derived Forms
hexastichic, adjective
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