from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A short or weak utterance; a faint or feeble sound, as when separating the lips in pronouncing p or b.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A short or weak utterance; a faint or feeble sound, as that heard on separating the lips in pronouncing p or b.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A faint or slight sound of the voice, as that made by separating the organs in pronouncing p, t, or k.
Latin vocula, diminutive of vox, vocis, voice. (Wiktionary)