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What is the longest word in the dictionary?

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What is the longest word in the dictionary?
posted Feb 26, 2015 by Sidharth Malhotra

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Word Origin and History for pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis Expand
n.
1962, "A facetious word alleged to mean 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust' but occurring chiefly as an instance of a very long word" [OED]. Said in an early reference to have been invented by seventh grade students in Norfolk, Virginia.

answer Feb 26, 2015 by Vrije Mani Upadhyay
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Smiles ((there is a mile between the two S's)

answer Jan 16 by Salil Agrawal



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