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octosyllabic

[ ok-toh-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌɒk toʊ sɪˈlæb ɪk /
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adjective

consisting of or pertaining to eight syllables.

noun

Nearby words

octometer, octonary, octopod, octopus, octoroon, octosyllabic, octosyllable, octroi, octuple, octuplet, octuplicate

Origin of octosyllabic

1765–75; < Late Latin octōsyllab(us) (< Greek, equivalent to oktō- octo- + -syllabos syllabic) + -ic
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