hendecasyllable

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From the Latin hendecasyllabi, from the Ancient Greek ἑνδεκασύλλαβοι (hendekasúllaboi); equivalent to hendeca- +‎ syllable.

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hendecasyllable (plural hendecasyllables)

  1. (chiefly prosody) A line, verse, or word that comprises eleven syllables.

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