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mellifluent

[ muh-lif-loo-uhnt ]
/ məˈlɪf lu ənt /
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adjective

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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
mel·lif·lu·ence, nounmel·lif·lu·ent·ly, adverbun·mel·lif·lu·ent, adjectiveun·mel·lif·lu·ent·ly, adverb
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