multivocal

adjective

mul·​tiv·​o·​cal
ˌməlˈtivə̇kəl
1
: signifying many things : of manifold meanings : equivocal
meet with an ambiguous or multivocal wordS. T. Coleridge
2
[multi- + vocal] : vociferous
so bustling and multivocal in pacifismF. L. Paxson
scandals and horrors of the moment in multivocal … clamorS. H. Adams

Word History

Etymology

multi- + vocal (as in equivocal)

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“Multivocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multivocal. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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