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1. Characterized by or making a shrill grating sound or noise.
2. Relating to or characterized by stridor.

[From Latin strīdulus, from strīdēre, to make harsh sounds, ultimately of imitative origin.]

strid′u·lous·ly adv.


(ˈstrɪdjʊləs) or


1. making a harsh, shrill, or grating noise
2. (Pathology) pathol of, relating to, or characterized by stridor
[C17: from Latin strīdulus, from strīdēre to make a harsh noise. See strident]
ˈstridulously, ˈstridulantly adv
ˈstridulousness, ˈstridulance n
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