Definition of Canorous

1. Adjective. Richly melodious.

Exact synonyms: Songful
Similar to: Melodic, Melodious, Musical
Derivative terms: Songfulness



Definition of Canorous

1. a. Melodious; musical.

Definition of Canorous

1. Adjective. melodious ¹

2. Adjective. resonant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Canorous

1. melodic [adj] - See also: melodic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canorous

canoodles
canoodling
canoodlings
canophilia
canopic
canopic jar
canopic jars
canopic vase
canopied
canopies
canopy
canopy bed
canopy beds
canopying
canopylike
canorous (current term)
canorously
canorousness
canorousnesses
canrenone
cans
cansful
canso
cansos
canst
canstick
cansticks
cant
cant dog

Literary usage of Canorous

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1. Twelve Thousand Words Often Mispronounced by William Henry Pinkney Phyfe (1908)
"See canorous. Walker observes : " An uneducated English speaker is very apt to pronounce this word with the accent on the first syllable, according to the ..."

2. Zoological Recreations by William John Broderip (1849)
"When, therefore, Aristotle is quoted as saying that swans are canorous, especially at the end of life, and that they pass over the seas singing, ..."

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