Onomatopoeia is a word that describes what it sounds like. The word 'bark' for instance is considered onomatopoeic.
Onomatopoeia in Lyrics, Cast of The Sound of Music
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And up in the nursery, an absurd little bird Is popping out to say "Cuckoo!"
The word "cuckoo" sounds like the call of the bird. Other onomatopoeic words in the song are "clanging" and "popping."
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