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



BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsənənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsənənt//
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consonant with something (formal) agreeing with or being the same as something else Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘letter representing a consonant’): via Old French from Latin consonare ‘sound together’, from con- ‘with’ + sonare ‘to sound’ (from sonus ‘sound’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: consonant

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