disyllable


di·syl·la·ble

noun \ˈdī-ˌsi-lə-bəl, (ˌ)dī-ˈsil-; ˈdi-ˌsil-, (ˌ)di(s)-ˈsil-\

Definition of DISYLLABLE

:  a linguistic form consisting of two syllables
di·syl·lab·ic \ˌdī-sə-ˈla-bik, ˌdi(s)-sə-\ adjective

Variants of DISYLLABLE

di·syl·la·ble also dis·syl·la·ble \ˈdī-ˌsi-lə-bəl, (ˌ)dī-ˈsil-; ˈdi-ˌsil-, (ˌ)di(s)-ˈsil-\

Origin of DISYLLABLE

part translation of Middle French dissilabe, from Latin disyllabus having two syllables, from Greek disyllabos, from di- + syllabē syllable
First Known Use: 1589

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