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mellifluent

[muh-lif-loo-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. mellifluous.
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Origin of mellifluent

1595–1605; < Late Latin mellifluent- (stem of mellifluēns), equivalent to Latin melli- (stem of mel) honey + fluent- fluent
Related formsmel·lif·lu·ence, nounmel·lif·lu·ent·ly, adverbun·mel·lif·lu·ent, adjectiveun·mel·lif·lu·ent·ly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for mellifluent

adj.

c.1600, from Middle French mellifluent and directly from Late Latin mellifluentem (nominative mellifluens), related to mellifluus (see mellifluous).

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