mellifluent


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mel·lif·lu·ent

 (mə-lĭf′lo͞o-ənt)
adj.
Mellifluous.

mel·lif′lu·ent·ly adv.

mel•lif•lu•ous

(məˈlɪf lu əs)

adj.
1. sweetly or smoothly flowing: a mellifluous voice.
2. sweetened with or as if with honey.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin mellifluus= Latin melli- (s. of mel) honey + -fluus flowing]
mel•lif′lu•ous•ly, adv.
mel•lif′lu•ous•ness, n.
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