Meaning of vocalism


Pronunciation: (vō'ku-liz"um), [key]
— n.
    1. a vowel, diphthong, triphthong, or vowel quality, as in a syllable.
    2. the system of vowels of a language.
  1. the use of the voice, as in speech or song.
  2. the act, principles, or art of singing.
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