decasyllabic

[ dek-uh-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌdɛk ə sɪˈlæb ɪk /

adjective

having ten syllables: a decasyllabic verse.

Origin of decasyllabic

1765–75; deca- + syllabic; compare French décasyllabique

OTHER WORDS FROM decasyllabic

non·dec·a·syl·lab·ic, adjective
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