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Meaning of MELLIFLUOUS

Pronunciation:  mi'liflûus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
 

MELLIFLUOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: dulcet, honeyed, mellisonant, melodic, melodious, musical, sweet
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mel*lif"lu*ous\, a. [L. mellifluus; mel, mellis,
honey (akin to Gr. ?, Goth. milip) + fluere to flow. See
{Mildew}, {Fluent}, and cf. {Marmalade}.]
Flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly;
as, a mellifluous voice. -- {Mel*lif"lu*ous*ly}, adv.

 
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