boation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin boātiō (roaring”, “bellowing), noun of action of boō (I roar”, “I bellow).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boation (countable and uncountable, plural boations)

  1. (obsolete, uncountable) Bellowing.[1]
  2. (obsolete, countable) A roar.[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 †boation” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]