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monometer

[ muh-nom-i-ter ]

noun

, Prosody.
  1. a line of verse of one measure or foot.


monometer

/ ˌmɒnəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl; mɒˈnɒmɪtə /

noun

  1. prosody a line of verse consisting of one metrical foot


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Derived Forms

  • monometrical, adjective
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Other Words From

  • mon·o·met·ri·cal [mon-, uh, -, me, -tri-k, uh, l], mono·metric adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of monometer1

1840–50; < Late Latin: composed in one meter < Greek monómetros, equivalent to mono- mono- + métr ( on ) meter 2 + -os adj. suffix
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Example Sentences

In like manner we have anapestic lines of all lengths from monometer to hexameter.

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