ADENOIDAL

adenoidal, pinched, nasal

(adjective) sounding as if the nose were pinched; “a whining nasal voice”

adenoidal

(adjective) of or pertaining to the adenoids

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

adenoidal (comparative more adenoidal, superlative most adenoidal)

(anatomy) Of or pertaining to the adenoids.

(of a voice) Sounding as if the speaker has swollen adenoids.

Source: Wiktionary


Ad"e*noid, Ad`e*noid"al a.

Definition: Glandlike; glandular.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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The average annual yield from one coffee tree is the equivalent of 1 to 1 1/2 pounds of roasted coffee. It takes about 4,000 hand-picked green coffee beans to make a pound of coffee.

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