Root Word of the Day: BARITONE

baritone (noun) – a male voice or instrument with a sound in the range between tenor and bass
BREAKDOWN: BAR- (heavy, deep) + TON- (tone)


This word is built on the root TON-, which means tension, tone, sound, or thunder.
Common TON- words include astonish, detonate, monotonous, thunder, tone, and tune.

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