- of or composed in meter or verse
- of, involving, or used in measurement; metric
Origin of metricalClassical Latin metricus from Classical Greek metrikos (see meter and -ic) + -al
- Of, relating to, or composed in poetic meter: metrical verse; five metrical units in a line.
- Relating to measurement.
Origin of metricalMiddle English from Latin metricus from Greek metrikos from metron measure, poetic meter ; see mē-2 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more metrical, superlative most metrical)
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