a.1.(Pros.) Having one strophe only; not varied in measure; written in unvaried measure.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Distinguishing between her poems that follow monostrophic form and those written in free verse, which does not follow a strict metric system nor a particular rhyme scheme, he illustrates that her two collections, Splinters and Ashes and The Bottom of the Wave include 25 poems in monostrophic form (70:219).
(13)The meter is dactylo--epitrite, a form that is usually thought of as choral, and the poem appears to be a triad, although Bowra, Lyric Poetry 351--52, suggests emendations to make it monostrophic. But Pindar's encomia (118--28 SM) are almost all dactylo--epitrite, including one (123) that is triadic, and they are probably solo songs for the symposium, as Van Groningen, Pindare 15--18, argues.