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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ses·qui·pe·da·lian /ˌsɛskwəpəˈdeljən/
 (a.)一尺半長的,(詞)長的冗長的單字

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ses·quip·e·dal Ses·qui·pe·da·li·an a.  Measuring or containing a foot and a half; as, a sesquipedalian pygmy; -- sometimes humorously applied to long words.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sesquipedalian
      adj 1: given to the overuse of long words; "sesquipedalian
             orators"; "this sesquipedalian way of saying one has
             no money"
      2: (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables;
         "sesquipedalian technical terms" [syn: polysyllabic]
      n : a very long word (a foot and a half long) [syn: sesquipedalia]