septisyllable

[ sep-tuh-sil-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈsɛp təˌsɪl ə bəl /
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noun

a word made up of seven syllables.

Nearby words

  1. septillion,
  2. septimal,
  3. septimana,
  4. septime,
  5. septimus,
  6. septivalent,
  7. septo-,
  8. septo-optic dysplasia,
  9. septomarginal,
  10. septonasal

Origin of septisyllable

First recorded in 1825–35; septi- + syllable

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

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