hexapody

hexapody

(hɛkˈsæpədɪ)
n, pl -dies
(Poetry) prosody a verse measure consisting of six metrical feet
hexapodic adj

hexapody

a verse having six metrical feet; a hexameter. — hexapodous, adj.
See also: Verse
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When trochaic or iambic verse is measured by single feet it is called tripody (three feet), tetrapody (four feet), hexapody (six feet).