Is the word sesquipedalian sesquipedalian?
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Words that have many syllables are
sesquipedalian. The word derives from the Latin sesquipedalia verba, words a foot-and-a-half long - a
phrase found in Horace's Ars Poetica (97), which
in turn derives from the Latin sesqui, half as
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