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Definition of octameter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

octameter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɒkˈtæmɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɑːkˈtæmɪtər//
 
[uncountable] (specialist)
 
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a line of poetry consisting of eight feet (= units of sound with two syllables)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: octameter