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syllabicate

[si-lab-i-keyt]
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verb (used with object), syl·lab·i·cat·ed, syl·lab·i·cat·ing.
  1. to syllabify.

Origin of syllabicate

1765–75; back formation from syllabication < Medieval Latin syllabicātiōn- (stem of syllabicātiō). See syllabic, -ation
Related formssyl·lab·i·ca·tion, nounun·syl·lab·i·cat·ed, adjective
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