Meaning of metrum in English:

metrum

Pronunciation /ˈmɛtrəm/

noun

Prosody
  • Metrical arrangement; a metrical group or measure. Also: a passage or section of verse, specifically each of the verse sections of Boethius' De Consolatione Philosophiae.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Samuel Daniel (?1563–1619), poet and historian. From classical Latin metrum metre.