- mellon, andrew william
Origin of mellifluous
Examples from the Web for mellifluously
The real revelation, though, is the mellifluously named Holliday Grainger.
"And if not, angelic breasts do not harbor resentment long," said Don Inocencio mellifluously.Dona Perfecta|B. Perez Galdos
“I'll put it up when you stop speakin' mellifluously of my friends,” declared the barber.The Debtor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Word Origin for mellifluous
early 15c., "sweet, pleasing" (of an odor, a style of speaking or writing, etc.), from Late Latin mellifluus "flowing with (or as if with) honey," from Latin mel (genitive mellis) "honey" (related to Greek meli "honey;" see Melissa) + -fluus "flowing," from fluere "to flow" (see fluent). Related: Melifluously; melifluousness.