Word of the Day

preantepenultimate

PRONUNCIATION:
(pri-an-tee-pi-NUHL-tuh-mit)
MEANING:
adjective: Fourth from the last.
ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin pre- (before) + ante- (before) + pen- (almost) + ultimus (last). Earliest documented use: 1746. For another example of prefixes gone wild, see hemidemisemiquaver.
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