tetrasyllabic

adjective
tet·​ra·​syllabic
variants: or tetrasyllabical \ "+ \

Definition of tetrasyllabic

: having four syllables

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History and Etymology for tetrasyllabic

Greek tetrasyllabos (from tetra- + -syllabos, from syllabē syllable) + English -ic or -ical

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“Tetrasyllabic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrasyllabic. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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