Xenophone definition

(phonetics) A sound in speech that is not native to the language being spoken; a sound from a foreign language.
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Noun

Singular:
xenophone
Plural:
xenophones

Origin of xenophone

  • xeno-, from Ancient Greek ξένος (xénos, “foreign, of a stranger”) + -phone φωνή (phone, “sound”)

    From Wiktionary