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Polysyllabic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

POLYSYLLAB'IC
POLYSYLLAB'ICAL, a. [from polysyllable.] Pertaining to a polysyllable; consisting of many syllables,or of more than three.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having or characterized by words of more than three syllables
2: (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables; "sesquipedalian technical terms" [syn: polysyllabic, sesquipedalian]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin polysyllabus, from Greek polysyllabos, from poly- + syllab? syllable Date: 1782 1. having more than one and usually more than three syllables 2. characterized by words of many syllables polysyllabically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 (of a word) having many syllables. 2 characterized by the use of words of many syllables. Derivatives: polysyllabically adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Polysyllabic Pol`y*syl*lab"ic, Polysyllabical Pol`y*syl*lab"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?; poly`s many + ? syllable: cf. F. polysyllabique.] Pertaining to a polysyllable; containing, or characterized by, polysyllables; consisting of more than three syllables.




 


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