Onomatopoeic

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  • (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound; "onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises"; "it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer
  • of or relating to or characterized by onomatopoeia

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  • Zap Mama and its sounds from all over
    When African-born, European-raised Marie Daulne - the Mama of Zap Mama - created her world music ensemble in 1990, it was an all-female a capella outfit whose principle goals were to awaken Western audiences to everything from pygmy onomatopoeic vocal techniques to call-and-response chatter. Read more on this news related to 'Onomatopoeic'

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