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Word of the Day 02/10/15 Mellifluous

Mellifluous (adjective)
mellifluous [muh-lif-loo-uh s]


adjective
1. sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding: a mellifluous voice; mellifluous tones.
2. flowing with honey; sweetened with or as if with honey

Synonyms
1. melodious, musical, dulcet, harmonious.

Origin: 1375-1425; late Middle English < Late Latin mellifluus, equivalent to Latin melli- (stem of mel) honey + -flu (ere) to flow + -us adj. suffix (see -ous )

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