monostrophic

[ mon-uh-strof-ik, -stroh-fik ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈstrɒf ɪk, -ˈstroʊ fɪk /

adjective

consisting of stanzas or strophes all having the same metrical structure.

noun

monostrophics, monostrophic verses.

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Origin of monostrophic

From the Greek word monostrophikós, dating back to 1665–75. See monostrophe, -ic
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