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monostrophe

[ muh-nos-truh-fee, mon-uh-strohf ]
/ məˈnɒs trə fi, ˈmɒn əˌstroʊf /
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noun

a poem in which all the strophes or stanzas are of the same metrical form.

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Origin of monostrophe

First recorded in 1885–90, monostrophe is from the Greek word monóstrophos consisting of one strophe. See mono-, strophe
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British Dictionary definitions for monostrophe

monostrophe
/ (mɒˈnɒstrəfɪ, ˈmɒnəˌstrəʊf) /

noun

a poem in which all the stanzas or strophes are written in the same metre

Derived forms of monostrophe

monostrophic (ˌmɒnəˈstrɒfɪk), adjective
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