Quadrisyllabic
Quadrisyllabic Quad`ri*syl*lab"ic, Quadri-syllabical Quad`ri-syl*lab"ic*al, Having four syllables; of or pertaining to quadrisyllables; as, a quadrisyllabic word. [1913 Webster]

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  • quadrisyllabic — |kwädrə+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary quadri + syllabic : having four syllables : of or relating to quadrisyllables * * * quadrisyllabˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑quadri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quadri-syllabical — Quadrisyllabic Quad ri*syl*lab ic, Quadri syllabical Quad ri syl*lab ic*al, Having four syllables; of or pertaining to quadrisyllables; as, a quadrisyllabic word. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Tetrasyllabic — Tet ra*syl*lab ic, Tetrasyllabical Tet ra*syl*lab ic*al, a. [Cf. F. t[ e]trasyllabique.] Consisting of, or having, four syllables; quadrisyllabic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrasyllabical — Tetrasyllabic Tet ra*syl*lab ic, Tetrasyllabical Tet ra*syl*lab ic*al, a. [Cf. F. t[ e]trasyllabique.] Consisting of, or having, four syllables; quadrisyllabic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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