trisyllabic


tri·syl·lab·ic

adjective \ˌtrī-sə-ˈla-bik\

Definition of TRISYLLABIC

:  having three syllables <a trisyllabic word>

Origin of TRISYLLABIC

Latin trisyllabus, from Greek trisyllabos, from tri- + syllabē syllable
First Known Use: circa 1637

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