noun Prosody.

a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of six lines.

Origin of hexastich

First recorded in 1605–15; shortened form of hexastichon
Related formshex·a·stich·ic [hek-suh-stik-ik] /ˌhɛk səˈstɪk ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexastich


hexastichon (hɛkˈsæstɪˌkɒn)


prosody a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of six lines
Derived Formshexastichic, adjective
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