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polysyllable

noun poly·syl·la·ble \ˈpä-lē-ˌsi-lə-bəl, ˌpä-lē-ˈ\

Definition of POLYSYLLABLE

:  a polysyllabic word

Origin of POLYSYLLABLE

modification of Medieval Latin polysyllaba, from feminine of polysyllabus
First Known Use: 1570

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