Dissyllabic Dis`syl*lab"ic (d[i^]s`s[i^]l*l[a^]b"[i^]k), a. [Cf. F. dissyllabique. See {Dissylable}.] Consisting of two syllables only; as, a dissyllabic foot in poetry. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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