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vocoid

[ voh-koid ]
/ ˈvoʊ kɔɪd /
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adjective
of or relating to a sound produced without stoppage or obstruction of the flow of air in the vocal tract; vowellike.
noun
a vocoid sound.
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Origin of vocoid

First recorded in 1940–45; voc(al) + -oid
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