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septisyllable

[sep-tuh-sil-uh-buh l]
noun
  1. a word made up of seven syllables.
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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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Historical Examples of septisyllable

  • Septisyllable, sep′ti-sil-a-bl, n. a word of seven syllables.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

    Various