mellifluence

mellifluent

[muh-lif-loo-uhnt]
adjective

Origin:
1595–1605; < Late Latin mellifluent- (stem of mellifluēns), equivalent to Latin melli- (stem of mel) honey + fluent- fluent

mellifluence, noun
mellifluently, adverb
unmellifluent, adjective
unmellifluently, adverb
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mellifluous or mellifluent (mɪˈlɪflʊəs)
 
adj
(of sounds or utterances) smooth or honeyed; sweet
 
[C15: from Late Latin mellifluus flowing with honey, from Latin mel honey + fluere to flow]
 
mellifluent or mellifluent
 
adj
 
[C15: from Late Latin mellifluus flowing with honey, from Latin mel honey + fluere to flow]
 
mel'lifluously or mellifluent
 
adv
 
mel'lifluently or mellifluent
 
adv
 
mel'lifluousness or mellifluent
 
n
 
mel'lifluence or mellifluent
 
n

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