[ kuh-nawr-uhs, -nohr- ]
/ kəˈnɔr əs, -ˈnoʊr- /
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Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?
Origin of canorous
OTHER WORDS FROM canorousca·no·rous·ly, adverbca·no·rous·ness, noun
Words nearby canorous
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Example sentences from the Web for canorous
Some are graceful and smooth, however, and are canorous though never sonorous.Sabbath in Puritan New England|Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for canorous
/ (kəˈnɔːrəs) /
rare tuneful; melodious
Derived forms of canorouscanorously, adverbcanorousness, noun
Word Origin for canorous
C17: from Latin canōrus, from canere to sing
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