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

 

heptameter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//hepˈtæmɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hepˈtæmɪtər//
 
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a line of poetry with seven stressed syllables Word Origin late 19th cent.: via late Latin from Greek heptametron, from hepta- ‘seven’ + metron ‘measure’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: heptameter