Definition of -phone in English:

-phone

Syllabification: -phone

combining form

  • 1Denoting an instrument using or connected with sound: megaphone
  • 2Denoting a person who uses a specified language: francophone

Origin

from Greek phōnē 'sound, voice'.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody