[strof-ik, stroh-fik]
  1. Also stroph·i·cal. consisting of, pertaining to, or characterized by a strophe or strophes.
  2. Music. (of a song) having the same music for each successive stanza.

Origin of strophic

First recorded in 1840–50; stroph(e) + -ic
Related formsstroph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·stroph·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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less commonly strophical

  1. of, relating to, or employing a strophe or strophes
  2. (of a song) having identical or related music in each verseCompare through-composed
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Word Origin and History for strophic

1848, from strophe + -ic.

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