quadrisyllable

[kwod-ruh-sil-uh-buh l]
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noun

a word of four syllables.

Nearby words

  1. quadriplegia,
  2. quadriplegic,
  3. quadripole,
  4. quadrireme,
  5. quadrisect,
  6. quadrivalent,
  7. quadrivalently,
  8. quadrivia,
  9. quadrivial,
  10. quadrivium

Origin of quadrisyllable

First recorded in 1650–60; quadri- + syllable

Related formsquad·ri·syl·lab·ic [kwod-ruh-si-lab-ik] /ˌkwɒd rə sɪˈlæb ɪk/, quad·ri·syl·lab·i·cal, adjective

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