clarion

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a sculptor's interpretation of the clarion
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Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Old French claron, from Medieval Latin clario (trumpet), from Latin clarus (clear)

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Noun[edit]

clarion (plural clarions)

  1. (music) A medieval brass instrument, related to the trumpet, or its sound.
    The clarion's call to action has been heard.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (musical instrument): claro

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Adjective[edit]

clarion (comparative more clarion, superlative most clarion)

  1. Loud and clear.
    A clarion call to action has been heard.

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