trisyllable

noun
tri·​syl·​la·​ble | \ ˈtrī-ˌsi-lə-bəl How to pronounce trisyllable (audio) , (ˌ)trī-ˈ \

Definition of trisyllable

: a word of three syllables

First Known Use of trisyllable

1589, in the meaning defined above

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“Trisyllable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trisyllable. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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