open syllable

noun

: a syllable ended by a vowel or diphthong

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of open syllable was in 1891

Dictionary Entries Near open syllable

Cite this Entry

“Open syllable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20syllable. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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