Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/29/15 Clarion

Clarion (adjective, noun)
clarion [klar-ee-uh n]


adjective
1. clear and shrill: the clarion call of a battle trumpet.

noun
2. an ancient trumpet with a curved shape.
3. the sound of this instrument.
4. any similar sound.

Origin: 1275-1325; Middle English < Medieval Latin clarion- (stem of clario) trumpet, equivalent to clar- clear + -ion- -ion

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