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tri·syl·la·ble

 (trī′sĭl′ə-bəl)
n.
A three-syllable word.

tri′syl·lab′ic (-sĭ-lăb′ĭk), tri′syl·lab′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
tri′syl·lab′i·cal·ly adv.
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trisyllable

(traɪˈsɪləbəl)
n
(Grammar) a word of three syllables
trisyllabic, ˌtrisylˈlabical adj
ˌtrisylˈlabically adv
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tri•syl•la•ble

(ˈtraɪˌsɪl ə bəl, traɪˈsɪl-)

n.
a word or metrical unit of three syllables.
[1580–90; < Greek trisýllabos; see tri-, syllable]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trisyllable - a word having three 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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Translations

trisyllable

[ˈtraɪˈsɪləbl] Ntrisílabo m
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trisyllable

ndreisilbiges Wort
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trisyllable

[ˌtraɪˈsɪləbl] ntrisillabo
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