monometer

[muh-nom-i-ter]
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noun Prosody.

a line of verse of one measure or foot.

Nearby words

  1. monomer,
  2. monomeric,
  3. monomerous,
  4. monometallic,
  5. monometallism,
  6. monomethylamine,
  7. monometrical,
  8. monomial,
  9. monomode,
  10. monomolecular

Origin of monometer

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

Related formsmon·o·met·ri·cal [mon-uh-me-tri-kuh l] /ˌmɒn əˈmɛ trɪ kəl/, mon·o·met·ric, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for monometer

monometer

noun

prosody a line of verse consisting of one metrical foot
Derived Formsmonometrical (ˌmɒnəʊˈmɛtrɪkəl) or monometric, adjective

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