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n. - A very long word (a foot and a half long).

Usage examples (7)
  • Cowpeas (Vigna sinensis, V. unguiculata, V. sesquipedalia)
  • · Vigna sesquipedalia: the asparagus or yardlong bean widely grown in Asia mainly for its immature pods.
  • That he approveth of the sesquipedalia verba is plain; for, had not
  • Alas! how poor a sound to Skiddaw, and Helvellyn, and Borrodaile, and the magnificent sesquipedalia of the year 1802. for more
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