Etymology
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onomatopoeic (adj.)

"pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of onomatopoeia," 1835, from French onomatopoéique or else from onomatopoeia + -ic. Other adjectival forms include onomatopoeial; onomatopoetic (1827); onomatopoeous (1660s). 

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Definitions of onomatopoeic

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