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septisyllable

[ sep-tuh-sil-uh-buhl ]

noun

  1. a word made up of seven syllables.


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Other Words From

  • sep·ti·syl·lab·ic [sep-t, uh, -si-, lab, -ik], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of septisyllable1

First recorded in 1825–35; septi- + syllable

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Example Sentences

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

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