Definition of multivocal in English:

multivocal

adjective

  • Having or open to many different meanings, interpretations, or applications.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From post-classical Latin multivocus expressed by many words + -al, after vocal.

Pronunciation

multivocal

/ˌmʌltɪˈvəʊkl//mʌlˈtɪvəkl/