disyllable

[ dahy-sil-uh-buhl, dahy-sil-, dih- ]

noun
  1. a word of two syllables.

Origin of disyllable

1
1580–90; di-1 + syllable; compare Greek disýllabos of two syllables; variant dissyllable has ss<Middle French dissilabe

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British Dictionary definitions for disyllable

disyllable

/ (ˈdaɪsɪləbəl, dɪˈsɪl-) /


noun
  1. a variant of dissyllable

Derived forms of disyllable

  • disyllabic (ˌdaɪsɪˈlæbɪk, ˌdɪ-), adjective

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