mellisonant

adjective
mel·​lis·​o·​nant | \ (ˈ)me¦lisᵊnənt, məˈl- \

Definition of mellisonant

: pleasing to the ear

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History and Etymology for mellisonant

mell- + Latin sonant-, sonans, present participle of sonare to sound

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“Mellisonant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mellisonant. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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