WBW #37

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

ORIGIN: New Latin

DEFINITION: a pneumoconiosis caused by the inhalation of very fine silicate or quartz dust and occurring especially in miners

SENTENCE: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis has 19 syllables, 45 letters, and is often referred to as the longest word in the English language.

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