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trimeter

[ trim-i-ter ]
/ ˈtrɪm ɪ tər /
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noun
a verse of three measures or feet.
adjective
consisting of three measures or feet.
Classical Prosody. composed of six feet or three dipodies.
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Origin of trimeter

1560–70; <Latin trimetrus having three measures <Greek trímetros.See tri-, meter2
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British Dictionary definitions for trimeter

trimeter
/ (ˈtrɪmɪtə) prosody /

noun
a verse line consisting of three metrical feet
adjective
designating such a line
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