Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 09/03/17 Ululate

Ululate (verb)
ululate [uhl-yuh-leyt, yool-]


verb (used without object), ululated, ululating.
1. to howl, as a dog or a wolf; hoot, as an owl.
2. to utter howling sounds, as in shrill, wordless lamentation; wail.
3. to lament loudly and shrilly.

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Origin: 1615-25; < Latin ululātus, past participle of ululāre to howl, shriek, of imitative orig.; see -ate

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