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septisyllable

[sep-tuh-sil-uh-buh l] /ˈsɛp təˌsɪl ə bəl/
noun
1.
a word made up of seven syllables.
Origin of septisyllable
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; septi- + syllable
Related forms
septisyllabic
[sep-tuh-si-lab-ik] /ˌsɛp tə sɪˈlæb ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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