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Meaning of STRIDULOUS

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Strid"u*lous\, a. [L. stridulus. See {Strident}.]
Making a shrill, creaking sound. --Sir T. Browne.

      The Sarmatian boor driving his stridulous cart.
                                               --Longfellow.

{Stridulous laryngitis} (Med.), a form of croup, or
   laryngitis, in children, associated with dyspn[oe]a,
   occurring usually at night, and marked by crowing or
   stridulous breathing.

 

 

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