dec|a|syl|lab|ic


dec|a|syl|lab|ic
dec|a|syl|lab|ic «DEHK uh suh LAB ihk», adjective, noun.
–adj.
having ten syllables: »

a decasyllabic line of poetry.

–n.
= decasyllable. (Cf.decasyllable)

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