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di·syl·la·ble

also dis·syl·la·ble  (dī′sĭl′ə-bəl, dī-sĭl′-, dĭ-)
n.
A word with two syllables.

di′syl·lab′ic (dī′sĭ-lăb′ĭk, dĭs′sĭ-) adj.

disyllable

(ˈdaɪsɪləbəl; dɪˈsɪl-)
n
(Linguistics) a variant of dissyllable
disyllabic adj

di•syl•la•ble

(ˈdaɪˌsɪl ə bəl, daɪˈsɪl-, dɪ-)

also dissyllable



n.
a word of two syllables.
[1580–90; < Greek disýllabos of two syllables; see di-1, syllable]
di•syl•lab•ic (ˌdaɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌdɪs ɪ-) adj.
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Noun1.disyllable - a word having two syllables
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
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