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dodecasyllabic

[ doh-dek-uh-si-lab-ik, doh-dek- ]
/ doʊˌdɛk ə sɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌdoʊ dɛk- /
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adjective
consisting of or pertaining to 12 syllables.
noun
a dodecasyllable.
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Origin of dodecasyllabic

First recorded in 1880–85; dodeca- + syllabic
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