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Definitions for mellifluous
məˈlɪf lu əsmel·liflu·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweetadjective

    pleasing to the ear

    "the dulcet tones of the cello"

Wiktionary

  1. mellifluousadjective

    Flowing like honey.

    Etymology: From mellifluus, from mel + fluo. Compare superfluous and fluid, from same root, and with dulcet, alternative Latinate term with similar meaning.

  2. mellifluousadjective

    Sweet and smooth; generally used of a person's voice, tone or writing style.

    Etymology: From mellifluus, from mel + fluo. Compare superfluous and fluid, from same root, and with dulcet, alternative Latinate term with similar meaning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mellifluousadjective

    flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly; as, a mellifluous voice

    Etymology: [L. mellifluus; mel, mellis, honey (akin to Gr. , Goth. milip) + fluere to flow. See Mildew, Fluent, and cf. Marmalade.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mellifluous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mellifluous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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