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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

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Origin of octosyllabic

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