ca·no·rous [kuh-nawr-uhs, -nohr-] (previously 07-24-13)
1. melodious; musical.
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WORDS RELATED TO CANOROUS
vivid, vibrant, deep, bright, warm, resonant, strong, intense, catchy, symphonic, melodic, tuneful, musical, melodious, accordant, agreeable, clear, dulcet, euphonious, mellifluous
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Origin: 1640–50; < Latin canorus, equivalent to canor- (stem of canor song, equivalent to can ( ere ) to sing + -or -or ) + -us -ous
HOW TO USE CANOROUS IN A SENTENCE
Some are graceful and smooth, however, and are canorous though never sonorous.
SABBATH IN PURITAN NEW ENGLAND|ALICE MORSE EARLE
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