[dahy-sil-uh-buh l, dahy-sil-, di-]
- a word of two syllables.
Origin of disyllable
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In a disyllable the vowel is long by the 'apex' rule, as in 'hyphen'.Society for Pure English Tract 4
Every pentameter of the amatory poems and the first fifteen Heroides ends in a disyllable.
- a variant of dissyllable
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