[ kuh-nawr-uhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
mid 17th century; Latin from 1640–50, based on the Latin canōrus, equivalent to canōr-, the stem of canor "song," and the equivalent to can(ere) "to sing"
  • euphonic harmonious songful
  • discordant grating inharmonious
melodious; musical
A) As soon as he heard her beautiful canorous voice, he instantly fell in love. B) She pleasantly woke up to the canorous birds singing outside her window.
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