Ses*quip"e*dal (?), Ses`qui*pe*da"li*an (?), a. [Sesqui- + pedal: cf. F. sesquip'edal, L. sesquipedalis.]

Measuring or containing a foot and a half; as, a sesquipedalian pygmy; -- sometimes humorously applied to long words.

<-- 2. having a tendency to use long words. -->

 

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