consisting of eight syllables
octosyllable, octroi, octuple, octuplet, octometer, octonary, octopod, octopus, octoroon, octuplicate
Octosyllabic Meaning in different languages:
Germany : Octosyllabic
Maori : Tuhinga o mua
Russian : восьмисложный
Bangla : অষ্টস্বরবিশিষ্ট
Hindi : अष्टपद
Arabic : ثماني المقطع
Spanish : Octosílabo
French : Octosyllabique
Italian : ottosillabico
Usage of Octosyllabic
- By definition, it is a poem with an unlimited number of octosyllabic verses and assonant rhyme in even-numbered verses.
- The poem was left unfinished; it is written in octosyllabic couplets, with four accents or beats.
- This is also in octosyllabic verses, and is further remarkable for the opulence of its imagery and its variety of description.
- His most powerful satirical weapon is his style, the deliberately cumbersome octosyllabic metre and comic rhymes.