quadrisyllable

[ kwod-ruh-sil-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈkwɒd rəˌsɪl ə bəl /

noun

a word of four syllables.

Origin of quadrisyllable

First recorded in 1650–60; quadri- + syllable

Related forms

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