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lamprophony

[ lam-prof-uh-nee ]
/ læmˈprɒf ə ni /
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noun Phonetics.
loudness and clarity of voice.
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Also lam·pro·pho·ni·a [lam-pruh-foh-nee-uh]. /ˌlæm prəˈfoʊ ni ə/.

Origin of lamprophony

First recorded in 1850–55; from Greek lamprophōnía, equivalent to lampróphōn(os) “clear of voice” (from lampró(s) “clear, distinct” + -phōnos; see -phone + -ous) + -ia -y3; see -phony

OTHER WORDS FROM lamprophony

lam·pro·phon·ic [lam-pruh-fon-ik], /ˌlæm prəˈfɒn ɪk/, adjective
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