Definition of stridulous in English:

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stridulous

Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪdjʊləs/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

formal
(Of a sound) loud and harsh; grating: stridulous breathing

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin stridulus 'creaking', from the verb stridere.

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