stridulous

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adjective strid·u·lous \ˈstri-jə-ləs\

Definition of stridulous

  1. :  making a shrill creaking sound

stridulously

adverb

Origin and Etymology of stridulous

Latin stridulus, from stridere, stridēre


First Known Use: 1611


Medical Dictionary

stridulous

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adjective strid·u·lous \ˈstrij-ə-ləs\

Medical Definition of stridulous

  1. :  characterized by stridor <stridulous breathing>


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