ante-penultimate

antepenultimate

[an-tee-pi-nuhl-tuh-mit]
adjective
1.
third from the end.
2.
of or pertaining to an antepenult.
noun
3.

Origin:
1720–30; antepenult + (ult)imate

preantepenultimate, adjective
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antepenultimate (ˌæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmɪt)
 
adj
1.  third from last
 
n
2.  anything that is third from last

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antepenultimate
1730, "the last but two," from antepenult (n.), 1610s, abbreviation of L. antepaenultima, from antepaenultimus, from ante "before" + paenultima, from paen "almost" + ultima "last" (see ultimate).
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