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trisyllable

[trahy-sil-uh-buh l, trahy-sil-, tri-] /ˈtraɪˌsɪl ə bəl, traɪˈsɪl-, trɪ-/
noun
1.
a word of three syllables, as pendulum.
Origin of trisyllable
1580-1590
1580-90; tri- + syllable, modeled on Greek trisýllabos having three syllables
Related forms
trisyllabic
[trahy-si-lab-ik, tris-i-] /ˌtraɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌtrɪs ɪ-/ (Show IPA),
trisyllabical, adjective
trisyllabically, adverb
trisyllabism, noun
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trisyllable

/traɪˈsɪləbəl/
noun
1.
a word of three syllables
Derived Forms
trisyllabic (ˌtraɪsɪˈlæbɪk) adjective
trisyllabically, adverb
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