Dictionary

fortis

adjective for·tis \ˈfr-təs\

Definition of FORTIS

:  produced with relatively great articulatory tenseness and strong expiration <\t\ in toe is fortis, \d\ in doe is lenis>

Origin of FORTIS

New Latin, from Latin, strong
First Known Use: 1897

Rhymes with FORTIS

Browse

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: FortisanPrevious Word in the Dictionary: Fortin barometerAll Words Near: fortis
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears