sonant

adjective
so·​nant | \ ˈsō-nənt How to pronounce sonant (audio) \

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sonant noun

First Known Use of sonant

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sonant

Latin sonant-, sonans, present participle of sonare to sound — more at sound entry 1

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