(also dissyllabic /ˌdɪsɪˈlabɪk/)
1.1(Of a bird’s characteristic call) consisting of two distinct sounds, such as the call of the cuckoo.
More example sentences
- Treeswifts calls have been described as a squeal, with a few syllables grouped together to form a disyllabic or trisyllabic call.
- I wish this bird would do something more characteristic of Hume's, like an upward inflecting or disyllabic call, but it doesn't.
Definition of disyllabic in:
- The US English dictionary