Etymology
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metrical (adj.)

early 15c., "pertaining to versification, characterized by poetic measure or rhythm," from Latin metricus "metrical," from Greek metrikos "of or for meter, metrical," from metron "poetic meter" (from PIE root *me- (2) "to measure"). Old English had meterlic in this sense. Meaning "pertaining to measure or the use of weights and measures" is from 1640s. Related: Metrically.

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Definitions of metrical

metrical (adj.)
based on the meter as a standard of measurement;
metrical equivalents
Synonyms: metric
metrical (adj.)
the rhythmic arrangement of syllables;
Synonyms: measured / metric
From wordnet.princeton.edu