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hexapody

[hek-sap-uh-dee]
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noun, plural hex·ap·o·dies. Prosody.
  1. a measure consisting of six feet.
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Origin of hexapody

1835–45; < Greek hexapod- (see hexapod) + -y3
Related formshex·a·pod·ic [hek-suh-pod-ik] /ˌhɛk səˈpɒd ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexapody

hexapody

noun plural -dies
  1. prosody a verse measure consisting of six metrical feet
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Derived Formshexapodic (ˌhɛksəˈpɒdɪk), adjective
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