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pen•tam•e•ter



Pronunciation: (pen-tam'i-tur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/pentameter.html on line 75 [key] Pros.

n.
1. a line of verse consisting of five metrical feet.
2. Also called elegiac pentameter. Class. Pros.a verse consisting of two dactyls, one long syllable, two more dactyls, and another long syllable.
3. unrhymed verse of five iambic feet; heroic verse.

adj.
consisting of five metrical feet.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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