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  • n. penult; last syllable but one

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as penult.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as penult.

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

  • n. the next to last syllable in a word

Etymologies

Latin, from penultimus ("the last but one"), paenultimus ("the last but one"). (Wiktionary)

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