Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 06/05/19 Bombinate

Bombinate (verb)
bombinate [ bom-buh-neyt ]


verb (used without object), bom·bi·nat·ed, bom·bi·nat·ing.
1. to make a humming or buzzing noise.

RELATED FORMS
bom·bi·na·tion, noun

RELATED WORDS
reverberate, hum, whisper, purr, whirr, strum, moan, throb, warble, croon, murmur, sing, mumble, trill, sound, growl, drum, rustle, rumble, roar

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Origin: 1875–80; < New Latin bombinātus, past participle of bombināre, apparently coined by Rabelais on basis of Latin bombilāre to hum, buzz < Greek bombyliázein, derivative of bómbos; see bomb

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