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monometer

[ muh-nom-i-ter ]
/ məˈnɒm ɪ tər /
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noun Prosody.
a line of verse of one measure or foot.
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Origin of monometer

1840–50; <Late Latin: composed in one meter <Greek monómetros, equivalent to mono-mono- + métr(on) meter2 + -os adj. suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM monometer

mon·o·met·ri·cal [mon-uh-me-tri-kuhl], /ˌmɒn əˈmɛ trɪ kəl/, mon·o·met·ric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for monometer

monometer
/ (mɒˈnɒmɪtə) /

noun
prosody a line of verse consisting of one metrical foot

Derived forms of monometer

monometrical (ˌmɒnəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl) or monometric, adjective
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