Definition of syllable noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

syllable

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈsɪləbl//
 
 
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any of the units into which a word is divided, containing a vowel sound and usually one or more consonants a word with two syllables a two-syllable word “Potato” is stressed on the second syllable.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: syllable