Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A word consisting of four syllables.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A word comprising four syllables.

Etymologies

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

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