octosyllabic

octosyllabic

[ok-toh-si-lab-ik]
adjective
1.
consisting of or pertaining to eight syllables.
noun

Origin:
1765–75; < Late Latin octōsyllab(us) (< Greek, equivalent to oktō- octo- + -syllabos syllabic) + -ic

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octosyllable (ˈɒktəˌsɪləbəl)
 
n
1.  a line of verse composed of eight syllables
2.  a word of eight syllables
 
octosyllabic
 
adj

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