trisyllabic

trisyllable

[trahy-sil-uh-buhl, trahy-sil-, tri-]
noun
a word of three syllables, as pendulum.

Origin:
1580–90; tri- + syllable, modeled on Greek trisýllabos having three syllables

trisyllabic [trahy-si-lab-ik, tris-i-] , trisyllabical, adjective
trisyllabically, adverb
trisyllabism, noun
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trisyllable (traɪˈsɪləbəl)
 
n
a word of three syllables
 
trisyllabic
 
adj
 
trisyl'labically
 
adv

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