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- n. Plural form of syrinx.
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But this two hundred feet might just as well have been a single step through quicksilver, hand in hand with Alice, for it took me from a world of hyoids and syrinxes, of vials and lenses and clean-smelling xylol, to the home of the army ants.
Just why these arbitrary pastorales should suggest meads and syrinxes, and dancing shepherds, it would be hard to tell.
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Then commenced between the Princess Hermonthis and her foot -- which appeared to be endowed with a special life of its own -- a very fantastic dialogue in a most ancient Coptic tongue, such as might have been spoken thirty centuries ago in the syrinxes of the land of Ser.
Sesostris, Amenotaph -- all the dark rulers of the pyramids and syrinxes.
Birds don't have larynxes; instead they have syrinxes, which in some species can produce more than one note at a time.