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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A word comprising four syllables.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A word consisting of four syllables; a quadrisyllable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A word consisting of four syllables.


Formed from tetra- ("four") + syllable; compare Ancient Greek τετρασύλλαβος (tetrasullabos, "of four syllables"). (Wiktionary)



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