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 for antepenult
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Antepenult \An`te*pe"nult\, Antepenultima \An`te*pe*nult"i*ma\,
     n. [L. antepaenultima (sc. syllaba) antepenultimate; ante
     before + paenultimus the last but one; paene almost + ultimus
     last.] (Pros.)
     The last syllable of a word except two, as -syl- in
     monosyllable.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  antepenult
      n 1: the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the end [syn:
           antepenult, antepenultima, antepenultimate]

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