bombilate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bombilate make a buzzing sound "bees were buzzing around the hive"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Bombilate To hum; to buzz.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bombilate To make a buzzing or humming, like a bee, or a top when spinning.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. bombilare, for L. bombitare,. See Bomb (n.)

Usage

In literature:

It was awe-inspiring, that sonorous bombilation; deafening.
"The Copper-Clad World" by Harl Vincent
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