stridulous


strid·u·lous

adjective \ˈstri-jə-ləs\

Definition of STRIDULOUS

:  making a shrill creaking sound
strid·u·lous·ly adverb

Origin of STRIDULOUS

Latin stridulus, from stridere, stridēre
First Known Use: 1611

strid·u·lous

adjective \ˈstrij-ə-ləs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRIDULOUS

: characterized by stridor <stridulous breathing>

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