n. word that contains two syllables

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  • Dissyllable — Dis*syl la*ble (?; 277), n. [F. dissyllabe, L. disyllabus, adj., of two syllables, fr. Gr. ?; di = di s twice + ? syllable. See {Syllable}.] A word of two syllables; as, pa per. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissyllable — [dis sil′ə bəl, dis′sil΄ə bəl] n. DISYLLABLE dissyllabic [dis΄si lab′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • dissyllable — variant of disyllable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dissyllable — dissyllabic /dis i lab ik, dis si , duy si /, adj. /di sil euh beuhl, dis sil , duy sil /, n. disyllable. * * * …   Universalium

  • dissyllable — [dɪ sɪləb(ə)l] noun variant spelling of disyllable. Derivatives dissyllabic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • dissyllable — n. Word of two syllables …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dissyllable — dis•syl•la•ble [[t]dɪˈsɪl ə bəl, dɪsˈsɪl , ˈdaɪ sɪl [/t]] n. phn disyllable dis•syl•lab•ic ˌdɪs ɪˈlæb ɪk, ˌdɪs sɪ , ˌdaɪ sɪ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • dissyllable — var. of DISYLLABLE …   Useful english dictionary

  • disyllable — /duy sil euh beuhl, duy sil , di /, n. a word of two syllables. Also, dissyllable. [1580 90; DI 1 + SYLLABLE; cf. Gk disýllabos of two syllables; var. dissyllable has ss < MF dissilabe] * * * …   Universalium

  • di|syl|la|ble — «dih SIHL uh buhl», noun. = dissyllable. (Cf. ↑dissyllable) …   Useful english dictionary

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