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trisyllable

tri·syl·la·ble

trisyllable

 
pronunciation:
traI sI l bl
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part of speech: noun
definition: a word having three syllables.
derivations: trisyllabic (adj.), trisyllabically (adv.)
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The word trisyllable contains the following parts:
syl- Greek prefix that means with, together with
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The prefix syl- occurs in Greek loanwords and hence attaches to Greek bases. It is an assimilated form of syn- used before roots beginning with l, such as "log". See syn-.