Definition of octosyllable in English:

octosyllable

Syllabification: oc·to·syl·la·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈäktəˈsiləbəl
 
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noun

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

adjective

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Having eight syllables.

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