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homophonic

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adjective ho·mo·pho·nic \ˌhä-mə-ˈfä-nik, ˌhō-, -ˈfō-\

Definition of homophonic

  1. 1 :  chordal

  2. 2 :  of or relating to homophones

homophony

play \hō-ˈmä-fə-nē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of homophonic

Greek homophōnos being in unison, from hom- + phōnē sound — more at ban


First Known Use: circa 1879


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