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Meaning of PLANGENT

Pronunciation:  'planjunt

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

 
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