Definition of pentapody in English:

pentapody

noun

Prosody
  • A verse or line consisting of five metrical feet; a sequence of five metrical feet in a verse.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From German Pentapodie from ancient Greek πεντα- + ποδ-, πούς foot + -ία; compare ancient Greek πεντέπους, Hellenistic Greek πεντάπους (adjective) of five feet, five feet long.

Pronunciation

pentapody

/pɛnˈtapədi/