Definition of stridulous in English:

stridulous

Line breaks: stridu|lous
Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪdjʊləs/

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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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