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ca·no·rous  (k-nôrs, -nr-, knr-s)
adj.
Richly melodious; tuneful: "Edward R. Murrow's canorous broadcasts of the blitz of London" (Newsweek).

[From Latin canrus, from canor, tune, from canere, to sing; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·norous·ly adv.
ca·norous·ness n.

canorous (kəˈnɔːrəs)
adj
1. tuneful; melodious
[C17: from Latin canōrus, from canere to sing]
caˈnorously adv caˈnorousness n
ca•no•rous (kəˈnɔr əs, -ˈnoʊr-)

adj.
melodious; musical.
[1640–50; < Latin canōrus, derivative of canor song =can(ere) to sing + -or -or1; see -ous]
ca•no′rous•ly, adv.
ca•no′rous•ness, n.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.canorous - richly melodious
melodic, melodious, musical - containing or constituting or characterized by pleasing melody; "the melodious song of a meadowlark"


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Sullivan added that the album's "success with the inner-city hipster cognoscenti must surely have been connected with the unabashed romanticism inherent in the songs, the way they acted as a canorous (that is, richly melodious, pleasant-sounding) balm for the bruising hypervelocity of modern living and fin-de-siecle stresses.
 
 
 
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