pentapody

[pen-tap-uh-dee]

noun, plural pen·tap·o·dies. Prosody.

a measure consisting of five feet.

Origin of pentapody

First recorded in 1860–65; penta- + -pod + -y3
Related formspen·ta·pod·ic [pen-tuh-pod-ik] /ˌpɛn təˈpɒd ɪk/, adjective
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