hexapody

[ hek-sap-uh-dee ]
/ hɛkˈsæp ə di /

noun, plural hex·ap·o·dies. Prosody.

a measure consisting of six feet.

Origin of hexapody

1835–45; < Greek hexapod- (see hexapod) + -y3

Related forms

hex·a·pod·ic [hek-suh-pod-ik] /ˌhɛk səˈpɒd ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexapody

hexapody

/ (hɛkˈsæpədɪ) /

noun plural -dies

prosody a verse measure consisting of six metrical feet

Derived Forms

hexapodic (ˌhɛksəˈpɒdɪk), adjective
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