◄ Sonorous ►

1. (a.) Giving sound when struck; resonant; as, sonorous metals\.

2. (a.) Loud-sounding; giving a clear or loud sound; as, a sonorous voice.

3. (a.) Yielding sound; characterized by sound; vocal; sonant; as, the vowels are sonorous.

4. (a.) Impressive in sound; high-sounding.

5. (a.) Sonant; vibrant; hence, of sounds produced in a cavity, deep-toned; as, sonorous rhonchi.

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