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Meaning of PLANGENT

Pronunciation:  'planjunt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  loud and resounding; "plangent bells"; "the plangent minority"

PLANGENT is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: full



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Plan"gent\, a. [L. plangens, -entis, fr. plangere to
beat. See {Plaint}.]
Beating; dashing, as a wave. [R.] ``The plangent wave.'' --H.

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