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Definition of mellifluous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mellifluous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//meˈlɪfluəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//meˈlɪfluəs//
 
(formal)
 
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(of music or of somebody’s voice) sounding sweet and smooth; very pleasant to listen to a softly mellifluous voice Word Origin late 15th cent.: from late Latin mellifluus (from mel ‘honey’ + fluere ‘to flow’) + -ous.
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