pentasyllabic

pentasyllable

[pen-tuh-sil-uh-buhl]
noun
a word or line of verse of five syllables.

Origin:
1810–20; penta- + syllable

pentasyllabic [pen-tuh-si-lab-ik] , adjective
pentasyllabism, noun
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