Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the voice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to the voice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to sound or the voice.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • They have no language of words, and do not need it, since they can only be isolated in thought from each other by a distance greater than that which any vocal sound can traverse; but their organs of voice and hearing are far more complex and perfect than ours, and their atmosphere infinitely more conductive of phonal vibrations.

    The Martian

  • The phonal expression and comprehension of all these are acquired by the

    The Martian

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