Origin of hexameter
Related formshex·a·met·ric [hek-suh-me-trik] /ˌhɛk səˈmɛ trɪk/, hex·a·met·ri·cal, hex·am·e·tral, adjective
Examples from the Web for hexameter
Nonnus was perfecting a new and more polished form of the hexameter.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
And, as a further favour, finish the hexameter in this epigram?
The longest poem of all describes in hexameter verse the marriage of Peleus with the sea-goddess Thetis.A History of Roman Literature|Harold North Fowler
The eunuch would punctiliously scan each foot of the hexameter, beating time with his hand.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
Among these the Elegiac verse of the ancients (hexameter alternating with pentameter) was attempted by Sidney in his Arcadia.A History of English Versification|Jakob Schipper