deca- + syllabic
decasyllabic (not comparable)
- Having ten syllables.
- 1969, Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, New York: Bantam, 1971, Chapter 23, p. 152,
- The accomplishment was nothing. The meticulous maps, drawn in three colors of ink, learning and spelling decasyllabic words, memorizing the whole of The Rape of Lucrece—it was for nothing.
- Composed of decasyllables.