mellifluent

adjective
mel·​lif·​lu·​ent | \ me-ˈli-flə-wənt How to pronounce mellifluent (audio) \

Definition of mellifluent

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mellifluently adverb

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Examples of mellifluent in a Sentence

the seamless editing gives the lushly romantic film a very mellifluent feel

First Known Use of mellifluent

1601, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mellifluent

Late Latin mellifluent-, mellifluens, from Latin mell-, mel + fluent-, fluens, present participle of fluere

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The first known use of mellifluent was in 1601

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“Mellifluent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mellifluent. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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