Trisyllabic Tris`yl*lab"ic, Trisyllabical Tris`yl*lab"ic*al, a. [L. trisyllabus, Gr. ?; ? (see {Tri-}) + ? a syllable: cf. F. trissyllabique.] Of or pertaining to a trisyllable; consisting of three syllables; as, ``syllable'' is a trisyllabic word. -- {Tris`yllab"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • trisyllabically — See trisyllabic. * * * …   Universalium

  • trisyllabically — tri·syllabically …   English syllables

  • trisyllabically — adverb see trisyllabic * * * trisyllabˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑trisyllable …   Useful english dictionary

  • trisyllable — trisyllabic /truy si lab ik, tris i /, trisyllabical, adj. trisyllabically, adv. trisyllabism, n. /truy sil euh beuhl, truy sil , tri /, n. a word of three syllables, as pendulum. [1580 90; TRI + SYLLABLE, modeled on Gk trisýllabos having three… …   Universalium

  • trisyllable — /ˈtraɪsɪləbəl/ (say truysiluhbuhl) noun a word of three syllables, as telephone. –trisyllabic /traɪsəˈlæbɪk/ (say truysuh labik), trisyllabical /traɪsəˈlæbɪkəl/ (say truysuh labikuhl), adjective –trisyllabically /traɪsəˈlæbɪkli/ (say truysuh… …   Australian English dictionary

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