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Meaning of TETRAMETER

Pronunciation:  te'tramitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a verse line having four metrical feet
 

TETRAMETER is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: verse, verse line

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Te*tram"e*ter\, n. [L. tetrametrus, Gr. ?; te`tra-
(see {Tetra-}) + ? a measure: cf. F. t['e]tram[`e]tre.] (GR.
& Latin Pros.)
A verse or line consisting of four measures, that is, in
iambic, trochaic, and anapestic verse, of eight feet; in
other kinds of verse, of four feet.

 

 

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