| source : web1913 | Dulcet \Dul"cet\, a. [OF. doucet, dim. of dous sweet, F. doux, L. dulcis; akin to Gr. ? . Cf. {Doucet}.] 1. Sweet to the taste; luscious. [Obs.] She tempers dulcet creams. --Milton. 2. Sweet to the ear; melodious; harmonious. Their dainty lays and dulcet melody. --Spenser. | source : wn | dulcet adj 1: extremely pleasant in a gentle way; "the most dulcet swimming on the most beautiful and remote beaches" 2: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello" [syn: {honeyed}, {mellifluous}, {mellisonant}, {sweet}]