Monostrophe
Monostrophe Mo*nos"tro*phe (m[-o]*n[o^]s"tr[-o]*f[-e]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. mono`strofos monostrophic.] A metrical composition consisting of a single strophe. [1913 Webster]

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  • monostrophe — [män′ō strō΄fē, mə näs′trə fē] n. [< Gr monostrophos: see MONO & STROPHE] a poem in which all the stanzas have the same metrical form monostrophic [män΄ō sträf′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • monostrophe — ˈmänəˌstrōf(ē) noun Etymology: Greek monostrophos consisting of a single strophe, from mon + strophē strophe more at strophe 1. : a poem of one stanza 2. : a poem in which all the stanzas are of the same metric form * * * /meuh nos treuh fee, mon …   Useful english dictionary

  • monostrophe — /meuh nos treuh fee, mon euh strohf /, n. a poem in which all the strophes or stanzas are of the same metrical form. [1885 90; < Gk monóstrophos consisting of one strophe. See MONO , STROPHE] * * * …   Universalium

  • monostrophe — noun A metrical composition having a single strophe See Also: monostrophic …   Wiktionary

  • monostrophe — mono·strophe …   English syllables

  • monostrophe — mo•nos•tro•phe [[t]məˈnɒs trə fi, ˈmɒn əˌstroʊf[/t]] n. pro a poem in which all the strophes or stanzas are of the same metrical form • Etymology: 1885–90; < Gk monóstrophos. See mono , strophe mon o•stroph′ic ˈstrɒf ɪk, ˈstroʊ fɪk adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • monostrophe — /məˈnɒstrəfi/ (say muh nostruhfee), /mɒnəsˈtroʊfi/ (say monuhs trohfee) noun a poem in which all the strophes or stanzas are of the same metrical form. {Greek monostrophos. See mono , strophe} –monostrophic /mɒnəˈstrɒfɪk/ (say monuh strofik),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • monostrophe —   n. poem with all stanzas of same form.    ♦ monostrophic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • monostrophic — /mon euh strof ik, stroh fik/, adj. 1. consisting of stanzas or strophes all having the same metrical structure. n. 2. monostrophics, monostrophic verses. [1665 75; < Gk monostrophikós. See MONOSTROPHE, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • monostrophic — adjective Of or pertaining to monostrophe …   Wiktionary

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