a verse consisting of seven feet, usually printed in two lines: used especially in Latin poems.
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How to use septenarius in a sentence
In various modified forms, the septenarius was a favourite measure throughout the Middle English period.
Orm adopted the unrimed septenarius from Latin, but counted his syllables so faithfully as to produce an intolerable monotony.Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose | Various
The trochaic septenarius, also a common metre in the drama, consists of seven trochees and an additional long syllable.A History of Roman Literature | Harold North Fowler
"septenarius numerus est numerus universitatis," says J. de Voragine.