tautosyllabic

adjective

tau·​to·​syl·​lab·​ic ˌtȯ-(ˌ)tō-sə-ˈla-bik How to pronounce tautosyllabic (audio)
linguistics
: belonging to the same syllable
tautosyllabic clusters

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tautosyllabic was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“Tautosyllabic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tautosyllabic. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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