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canorous

[kuh-nawr-uh s, -nohr-] /kəˈnɔr əs, -ˈnoʊr-/
adjective
1.
melodious; musical.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Latin canōrus, equivalent to canōr- (stem of canor song, equivalent to can(ere) to sing + -or -or1) + -us -ous
Related forms
canorously, adverb
canorousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for canorous

canorous

/kəˈnɔːrəs/
adjective
1.
(rare) tuneful; melodious
Derived Forms
canorously, adverb
canorousness, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin canōrus, from canere to sing
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