Origin of melodious
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Historical Examples of melodiously
A choir of altar boys suddenly rose amid the smoke and lights and glitter of priestly robes, and sang most melodiously.Zigzag Journeys in Europe
We read in Bluebeard that "the flowers kissed each other melodiously."
They are even fooled to melodiously mournful protest when their ears catch the shriller quaver of the screech owl's note.In New England Fields and Woods
Rowland E. Robinson
Then she set out to find out who it was sang so melodiously.Sagas from the Far East
How melodiously they ring changes in the woods, and in the hollow of the mountains!
late 14c., from Old French melodios "melodious; delightful" (French mélodieux), from Medieval Latin melodiosus, from Latin melodia (see melody). Related: Melodiously; melodiousness.