Penult



[pee-nuhlt, pi-nuhlt] /ˈpi nʌlt, pɪˈnʌlt/

noun
1.
the next to the last syllable in a word.
/ˈpɛnʌlt; pɪˈnʌlt/
noun
1.
the last syllable but one in a word
adj.

“last but one,” 1530s, abbreviation of penultima. As a noun from 1570s.

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