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pentastich

[ pen-tuh-stik ]
/ ˈpɛn təˌstɪk /
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noun Prosody.
a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of five lines or verses.
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Origin of pentastich

1650–60; <New Latin pentastichus<Greek pentástichos.See penta-, stich1
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British Dictionary definitions for pentastich

pentastich
/ (ˈpɛntəˌstɪk) /

noun
a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of five lines
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