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Meaning of DULCET

Pronunciation:  'dulsit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
  2. [adj]  extremely pleasant in a gentle way; "the most dulcet swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches"

DULCET is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, melodic, melodious, musical, pleasant, sweet



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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