First attested in 1829; formed as the Latin syllaba (“syllable”) + the English -ation; compare the French syllabation and the Medieval Latin syllabō.
"syllabation." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 18 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/syllabation>.
syllabation. (n.d.). Retrieved September 18th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/syllabation
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