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chordotonal

chor·do·to·nal
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr-duh-tohn-l]
    • /ˌkɔr dəˈtoʊn l/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr-duh-tohn-l]
    • /ˌkɔr dəˈtoʊn l/

Definitions of chordotonal word

  • adjective chordotonal (of an insect) responsive to sound vibrations, as certain organs or parts. 1
  • adjective chordotonal Describing the stretch receptors in arthropods that detect the position of body segments or appendages. 0

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Origin of chordotonal

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90; chord1 + -o- + tonal

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Parts of speech for Chordotonal

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chordotonal popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chordotonal usage trend in Literature

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