Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The last syllable of a word.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The final syllable of a word.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Most remote; furthest; final; last.
  • n. The last syllable of a word.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Most remote; furthest; final; last.
  • n. In grammar, the last syllable of a word.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the last syllable in a word

Etymologies

Latin, feminine of ultimus, last; see ultimate.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin feminine of ultimusĀ ("last"). (Wiktionary)

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