Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Word of the Day


Pronunciation: \kuh-NOR-us; KAN-or-uhs\
Function: adjective

Richly melodious; pleasant sounding; musical.

"But birds that are canorous and whose notes we most commend, are of little throats, and short necks, as Nightingales, Finches, Linnets, Canary birds and Larks."

— Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica

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