Definitions for "Hexameter"
A verse of six feet, the first four of which may be either dactyls or spondees, the fifth must regularly be a dactyl, and the sixth always a spondee. In this species of verse are composed the Iliad of Homer and the ├ćneid of Virgil. In English hexameters accent takes the place of quantity.
Having six metrical feet, especially dactyls and spondees.
a poetic line containing six units, often broken into two groupings of three beats.