[trahy-sil-uh-buh l, trahy-sil-, tri-]
- a word of three syllables, as pendulum.
Origin of trisyllable
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Verses with trisyllabic second thesis are extremely rare and doubtful.A History of English Versification
If it be on the second, then the word is trisyllabic: (tavernez).
The usual metrical feet are either dissyllabic or trisyllabic.
The limit for trisyllabic substitution is three out of five.
The number of trisyllabic measures is, of necessity, limited to three.The English Language
Robert Gordon Latham
- a word of three syllables
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