disyllabic

or dis·syl·lab·ic

[ dahy-si-lab-ik, dis-i- or dis-i-lab-ik, dis-si-, dahy-si- ]
/ ˌdaɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌdɪs ɪ- or ˌdɪs ɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌdɪs sɪ-, ˌdaɪ sɪ- /

adjective

consisting of or pertaining to two syllables.

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Origin of disyllabic

First recorded in 1630–40; di-1 + syllabic
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