onomatopy

noun on·o·mat·o·py \ ˌänəˈmatəpē \

Definition of onomatopy

plural -es
:onomatopoeia
  • the possibility that onomatopy has produced in different languages similar but genetically unrelated words
  • —George Herzog

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Origin and Etymology of onomatopy

Late Latin onomatopoeia


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