fortis

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for·tis

adjective \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

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