Monday, 21 May 2012

word of the day part:forty-two | mellifluous


mel·lif·lu·ous [mɪˈlɪflʊəs]


1. Flowing with sweetness or honey.
2. Smooth and sweet.

[Middle English, from Late Latin mellifluus : Latin mel, mell-, honey; see melit- in Indo-European roots + Latin -fluus, flowing; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.]

mellifluously, mellifluently | adv.
mellifluousness, mellifluence | n.

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