ideophone

noun
ideo·phone | \ ˈidēəˌfōn also ˈīd- \
plural -s

Definition of ideophone 

: an onomatopoeic element functioning as part of distinct word class especially in African languages

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First Known Use of ideophone

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ideophone

ideo- + -phone

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