decasyllabic etymology

English word decasyllabic comes from English syllabic, English deca-

Detailed word origin of decasyllabic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
syllabic English (eng) (linguistics) A syllabic sound. (linguistics) Designating a sound that is or can be the most sonorant segment of a syllable, as a vowel or a resonant. In the word riddle ([ɹɪdl̩]), the two syllabic sounds are [ɪ] and [l̩].. Of, or being a form of verse, based on the number of syllables in a line rather than on the arrangement of accents or quantities.. Of, relating to, or consisting of a [...]
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
decasyllabic English (eng) Composed of decasyllables. Having ten syllables.

Words with the same origin as decasyllabic

Descendants of syllabic
anisosyllabism isosyllabism
Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decacarbonyl decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decagram decahedron decahistidine decahydrate decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decare decastyle decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide