septenarius

[ sep-tuh-nair-ee-uhs ]
/ ˌsɛp təˈnɛər i əs /

noun, plural sep·te·nar·i·i [sep-tuh-nair-ee-ahy]. /ˌsɛp təˈnɛər iˌaɪ/. Prosody.

a verse consisting of seven feet, usually printed in two lines: used especially in Latin poems.

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Origin of septenarius

1810–20; <Latin septēnārius (see septenary)
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