monostrophe

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

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

noun
  1. a poem in which all the stanzas or strophes are written in the same metre
Derived Formsmonostrophic (ˌmɒnəˈstrɒfɪk), adjective
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