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Today's Word "canorous"

Richly melodious on

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canorous \kuh-NOR-us; KAN-or-uhs\ (adjective) - Richly melodious; pleasant sounding; musical.

"Even the most horrible of news was easier to take when delivered in the dulcet tones of Martin's canorous voice."

 

Canorous comes from the Latin canor, "melody," from canere, "to sing." It is related to chant, from French chanter, "to sing," ultimately from Latin canere.


 

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