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septisyllable

[ sep-tuh-sil-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈsɛp təˌsɪl ə bəl /
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noun
a word made up of seven syllables.
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Origin of septisyllable

First recorded in 1825–35; septi- + syllable

OTHER WORDS FROM septisyllable

sep·ti·syl·lab·ic [sep-tuh-si-lab-ik], /ˌsɛp tə sɪˈlæb ɪk/, adjective
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