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octo- +‎ syllabic

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octosyllabic (not comparable)

  1. Containing eight syllables
    • Ralph Waldo Emerson
      If you hum or whistle the rhythm of the common English metres,— of the decasyllabic quatrain, or the octosyllabic with alternate sexisyllabic, or other rhythms, []

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