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octosyllable Syllabification: oc·to·syl·la·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈäktōˌsiləb(ə)l/

Definition of octosyllable in English:


A word or line of verse with eight syllables.
Example sentences
  • Meyer's version employs a spare free verse that is very Ibsenish, even though Ibsen composed here in rhymed octosyllables!


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Having eight syllables.
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