octosyllabic

[ok-toh-si-lab-ik]
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adjective

consisting of or pertaining to eight syllables.

noun


Nearby words

  1. octometer,
  2. octonary,
  3. octopod,
  4. octopus,
  5. octoroon,
  6. octosyllable,
  7. octroi,
  8. octuple,
  9. octuplet,
  10. octuplicate

Origin of octosyllabic

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

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