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dulcet


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dulcet  \Dul"cet\,  a.  [OF.  doucet,  dim.  of  dous  sweet,  F.  doux, 
  L.  dulcis;  akin  to  Gr  ?  .  Cf  {Doucet}.] 
  1.  Sweet  to  the  taste;  luscious.  [Obs.] 
 
  She  tempers  dulcet  creams.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Sweet  to  the  ear;  melodious;  harmonious. 
 
  Their  dainty  lays  and  dulcet  melody.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dulcet 
  adj  1:  extremely  pleasant  in  a  gentle  way  "the  most  dulcet 
  swimming  on  the  most  beautiful  and  remote  beaches" 
  2:  pleasing  to  the  ear;  "the  dulcet  tones  of  the  cello"  [syn:  {honeyed}, 
  {mellifluous},  {mellisonant},  {sweet}] 




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