Polysyllabic



[pol-ee-si-lab-ik] /ˌpɒl i sɪˈlæb ɪk/

adjective
1.
consisting of several, especially four or more, syllables, as a word.
2.
characterized by such words, as a language, piece of writing, etc.
/ˌpɒlɪsɪˈlæbɪk/
adjective
1.
consisting of more than two syllables
adj.

1650s (implied in polysyllabical), from Medieval Latin polysyllabicus, from Greek polysyllabikos; see poly- + syllabic.

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