What does antepenult mean?

antepenult meaning in General Dictionary

the past syllable of a word except two as syl in monosyllable

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  • the 3rd syllable of a term counting straight back from the end
  • Alt. of Antepenultima

antepenult meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1610s; see antepenultimate.


antepenult meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Alt. of Antepenultima