stridulous

adjective
strid·​u·​lous | \ ˈstri-jə-ləs How to pronounce stridulous (audio) \

Definition of stridulous

: making a shrill creaking sound

Other Words from stridulous

stridulously adverb

First Known Use of stridulous

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stridulous

Latin stridulus, from stridere, stridēre

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The first known use of stridulous was in 1611

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“Stridulous.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stridulous. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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stridulous

adjective
strid·​u·​lous | \ ˈstrij-ə-ləs How to pronounce stridulous (audio) \

Medical Definition of stridulous

: characterized by stridor stridulous breathing

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