An`te*pe"nult (#), An`te*pe*nult"i*ma (#), n. [L. antepaenultima (sc. syllaba) antepenultimate; ante before + paenultimus the last but one; paene almost + ultimus last.] Pros.

The last syllable of a word except two, as -syl in monosyllable.

 

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