monostrophe

[ muh-nos-truh-fee, mon-uh-strohf ]

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

Origin of monostrophe

1
First recorded in 1885–90, monostrophe is from the Greek word monóstrophos consisting of one strophe. See mono-, strophe

Words Nearby monostrophe

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British Dictionary definitions for monostrophe

monostrophe

/ (mɒˈnɒstrəfɪ, ˈmɒnəˌstrəʊf) /


noun
  1. 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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